Definition of wh-question in English:
A question in English introduced by a wh-word, that requires information in answer, rather than yes or no.
- Many of these questions are wh-questions (who, where, why) as differentiated from mothers' preference for yes/no questions.
- As reported earlier in this paper, fathers use both unmitigated directives and wh-questions (which could serve to extend children's topics) more frequently than do mothers.
- Asking ‘wh-questions’ (why, what etc.) would be fatal as it will inevitably invite shoe-beats.
Definition of wh-question in:
- US English dictionary
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