Quiz: Most People Don't Know the Meaning of These 22 Short Words. Do You?

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Can you define these short but sweet words?

How well do you remember these vocabulary definitions? Take this quiz to see if you know these short words!

 Feb 23, 2020

1 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To have "clout" is to have:
Money
Impotence
Influence

2 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What does a "cabby" drive?
Limo
Uber
Taxi

3 of 21Choose Your Answer:

"Aves" are also known as:
Birds
Horses
Frogs

4 of 21Choose Your Answer:

"Cider" is a fermented drink which comes from what fruit?
Apples
Lemons
Oranges

5 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To have "faith" in something is to ___ it.
Love
Trust
Research

6 of 21Choose Your Answer:

A "felon" is also known as a:
Friend
Defendant
Criminal

7 of 21Choose Your Answer:

If something tastes "gamey" it tastes:
Meaty
Sour
Sweet

8 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What is another word for "abhor"?
Detest
Admire
Regret

9 of 21Choose Your Answer:

People described as "kooks" are said to be:
Fun
Sad
Crazy

10 of 21Choose Your Answer:

"Glugs" is another word for:
Chews
Eats
Drinks

11 of 21Choose Your Answer:

A "macaw" is a type of:
Monkey
Bird
Cat

12 of 21Choose Your Answer:

"Homey" describes:
Lifelike
A personality trait
Comfortable and cozy

13 of 21Choose Your Answer:

If something has "merit," it has ___.
Notoriety
Color
Respectability

14 of 21Choose Your Answer:

A "maven" is a(n):
Expert
Hobbyist
Newbie

15 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To "mince" means to:
Finely chop
Break in half
Liquidate

16 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What kind of beverage is "chai"?
Tea
Juice
Coffee

17 of 21Choose Your Answer:

"Bog" is another word for:
Swamp
Sand
Sea

18 of 21Choose Your Answer:

What comes in a quantity of "reams"?
Paper
Fabric
Data

19 of 21Choose Your Answer:

To "queue" is to:
Leave
Wait
Pay

20 of 21Choose Your Answer:

How would you describe an "arid" landscape?
Wet
Humid
Dry

21 of 21Choose Your Answer:

"Sleet" is made of rain and ___.
Pollen
Snow
Dust
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Are you an English language aficionado? Are you well spoken and an even better writer? Do you have what some would consider a vast vocabulary? Do you think good things come in small packages? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then take this quiz to see how your brain processes these short words, and see if you can make a 100%!

If you're reading this, you might think that you have a mastery of words and know definitions better than most, but you won't know for sure until you take this quiz. Sure, some of these words are commonly used—in fact, you may use them every day, but do you know what they really mean?

You may think so, but let's see just how well you do! Some words have more than one meaning. In fact—some words have multiple meanings, so they aren't always clear! We've given you twenty-two fun but challenging word definition questions. If you guess them correctly, congratulations—you are a wordsmith and English language champion! If you don't do so well, then you may want to go back to the drawing board, crack open a book, or take a few classes to brush up on your language skills. No matter what, there's always room for improvement. Are you ready? Put on your thinking cap and give this quiz a go! It's a great way to tell if your brain is working as well as it should, and if your communication skills are top notch. Good luck!