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Definition of inquiring adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    inquiring

     adjective
    (also enquiring) adjective
    NAmE//ɪnˈkwaɪərɪŋ//
     
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1showing an interest in learning new things a child with an inquiring mind
  2. 2asking for information an inquiring look He raised an inquiring eyebrow in my direction.
inquiringly (also enquiringly)
 
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NAmE//ɪnˈkwaɪərɪŋli//
 
adverb She looked at him inquiringly.
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