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English definition of “riddle”

riddle

noun [C]     /ˈrɪdl/
QUESTION a strange and difficult question that has a clever and often funny answerQuestioning people and asking questions in generalCuriositySuspecting and questioning
NOT UNDERSTAND a situation or event that you cannot understand: Scientists may have solved the riddle of Saturn's rings.Puzzle and confuseDifficult to understandDifficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of riddle noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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