Meaning of “jigsaw puzzle” in the English Dictionary


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jigsaw puzzlenoun [ C ]

us /ˈdʒɪɡˌsɔ ˌpʌz·əl/

a game consisting of a lot of differently shaped pieces of cardboard or wood that you try to fit together in order to show the complete picture that the pieces make when they are all used:

We spent the evening working on the jigsaw puzzle of the Monet painting.

(Definition of “jigsaw puzzle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)