Definition of 'enigma'
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The origin is a mystery wrapped in an enigma. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The mechanics of the game itself are a riddle wrapped in an enigma inside a mystery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So much for the enigma wrapped in the riddle. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She is an enigma wrapped in a riddle trapped in a really bad haircut. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But economics is still a mystery wrapped in an enigma. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not much mystery or enigma there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Not much - they are still a mystery inside a riddle wrapped in an enigma. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As a theatre maker, you have to be drawn to mystery and enigma. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The issue is a mystery, wrapped in an enigma, shrouded in an acronym. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sure, he is a mystery, an enigma. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'enigma'
British English: enigma NOUN
If you describe something or someone as an enigma, you mean they are mysterious or difficult to understand.
There have been whole books written about him, and still he remains an enigma.
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