Definition of inquisitorial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

inquisitorial

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɪnˌkwɪzəˈtɔːriəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˌkwɪzəˈtɔːriəl//
 
(formal, disapproving)
 
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asking for information, especially in a threatening way that continues for a long period of time He questioned her in a cold inquisitorial voice.