A family pride, either innate or acquired, leads other inquirers to their task.
It was not long before people were giving their names as inquirers.
The little crowd of inquirers around Mrs. Gibson thickened, to hear her confirm their disappointing surmise.
It was best to assume they were a penitent band of inquirers for the truth.
Neither of the inquirers was surprised at this, for they had fully expected it.
Young Gedge was amongst the most eager of the inquirers at the house.
Dick Grant, ship's doctor and therefore free of access to inquirers, underwent a searching examination from all and sundry.
Most inquirers are chiefly interested in the morals—or immorals—of these nomads.
He told all inquirers that his store had been closed by orders of the Chief, and that he himself was very busy.
Most of the inquirers no doubt are people who will not go further with the idea than to play with it.
late 13c., from Old French enquerre "ask, inquire about" (Modern French enquérir), from Vulgar Latin *inquaerere, from Latin in- "into" (see in- (2)) + quaerere "ask, seek" (see query (v.)). Respelled 14c. on Latin model, but half-Latinized enquire still persists. Related: Inquired; inquiring; inquiringly.