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Definitions of riddle:
  • noun:   a coarse sieve (as for gravel)
  • noun:   a difficult problem
  • verb:   set a difficult problem or riddle
    Example: "Riddle me a riddle"
  • verb:   explain a riddle
  • verb:   speak in riddles
  • verb:   pierce many times
    Example: "The bullets riddled his body"
  • verb:   separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 7142 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #871)

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See riddle used in context: 201+ rhymes, 8 Shakespeare works, 5 Mother Goose rhymes, several books and articles.

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