essay question


noun

a question on a test or examination on a given topic requiring a written analysis or explanation, usually of a specified length.

Nearby words

  1. esro,
  2. esrog,
  3. ess,
  4. essaouira,
  5. essay,
  6. essayist,
  7. essayistic,
  8. esse,
  9. esse quam videri,
  10. essen

Origin of essay question

First recorded in 1945–50

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