Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: riddle
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ɪdəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: riddle, conundrum, enigma, brain-teaser
    Meaning: a difficult problem
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: riddle
    Meaning: pierce with many holes; "The bullets riddled his body"
  • Synonyms: riddle
    Meaning: set a difficult problem or riddle; "riddle me a riddle"
Usage examples
  • No reading that riddle!...
  • You are a riddle to me even now.
  • "Why, blame it, it's a riddle, don't you see?
  • Ikey roomed and breakfasted at Mrs. Riddle's two squares away.
  • And then I suppose that this ditch won't be the riddle it is now."
  • "In that case, I've solved the riddle," cried Scraps, dancing with glee.
  • Mr. Riddle was a stout man, brick-dusty of complexion and sudden in action.
  • Nor lisp it at the table, Nor heedless by the way Hint that within the riddle One will walk to-day!
  • At nine old Parvenzano lets me through to his back yard, where there's a board off Riddle's fence, next door.