- of or like an inquisitor；offensively prying.
- 1. of or like an inquisitor he was questioning her in a cold, inquisitorial voice
- ▪ offensively prying.
- ▪ (of a trial or legal procedure) in which the judge has an examining or inquiring role administration is accompanied by a form of inquisitorial justice
- of or like an inquisitor, especially in questioning someone in a harsh or intensive manner: he was questioning her in a cold, inquisitorial voice