Definisi 'riddle'

English to English
noun
1 a difficult problem Terjemahkan
source: wordnet30

2 a coarse sieve (as for gravel) Terjemahkan
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3 A sieve with coarse meshes, usually of wire, for separating coarser materials from finer, as chaff from grain, cinders from ashes, or gravel from sand. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

4 Something proposed to be solved by guessing or conjecture; a puzzling question; an ambiguous proposition; an enigma; hence, anything ambiguous or puzzling. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
5 pierce with many holes Terjemahkan
Example:
The bullets riddled his body
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6 set a difficult problem or riddle Terjemahkan
Example:
riddle me a riddle
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7 separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff Terjemahkan
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8 spread or diffuse through Terjemahkan
Example:
An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration
music penetrated the entire building
His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks
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9 speak in riddles Terjemahkan
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10 explain a riddle Terjemahkan
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11 To separate, as grain from the chaff, with a riddle; to pass through a riddle; as, riddle wheat; to riddle coal or gravel. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

12 To explain; to solve; to unriddle. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

13 To speak ambiguously or enigmatically. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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