Definition of 'riddle'
Example sentences containing 'riddle'
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Can you work out the answers to these fiendish riddles and visual puzzles? The Sun (2016)To those who solved the riddles, well done. The Sun (2016)In reality, the country's ivory controls are ineffective and riddled with corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He who has explained this riddle has explained my life. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)Football is riddled with corruption and needs to be cleaned out. The Sun (2010) Solve cryptic riddles and explore the gardens in search of hidden prizes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This could easily have been one of those breathless documentary quests for impossible answers to ancient riddles. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is not so much a hole as a riddle. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Can you work out the answers to these fiendish riddles and visual puzzles? The Sun (2016)The companions had a week to answer the riddle but could get nowhere on their own. The Sun (2013)The safety net for young people forced out of home is riddled with holes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Could this be the answer to the riddle? 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)The result is an internet riddled with memory holes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But all riddles have an answer and those who are committed to seeking the answer will find it. Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning (1993)The Indonesian coalminer was riddled with corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The criminal inquiry relies on circumstantial evidence and does not solve the riddle of MH370. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many areas of Chinese life remain riddled with corruption. Times, Sunday Times (2014)His own administration is riddled with corruption, something on which his political opponent has preyed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)DNA would solve the riddle but relatives declined to take part in tests. The Sun (2013)A trickier riddle to solve is why? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Death has been the riddle, the enigma, put to us that no one could answer. Christianity Today (2000)But cruel Big Brother kept the contestants in the dark over one of the riddles of the house. The Sun (2008)
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Used Occasionally. riddle is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'riddle'
British English: riddle NOUN
A riddle is a question that seems to be nonsense but which has a clever or amusing answer.
British English: riddle VERB
If someone riddles something with bullets or bullet holes, they fire a lot of bullets into it.
Unknown attackers riddled two homes with gunfire.
Definition of riddle from the Collins English Dictionary
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