- Anything that is difficult to understand or make sense of.
verb (puzzl, ing)
- Where he went after he left the house is a puzzle.
- A game for one person that is more or less difficult to work out or complete.
- A crossword puzzle.
- A jigsaw puzzle.
- A riddle.
Etymology: Origin uncertain. The verb seems to predate the noun, and may be a diminutive form of pose.
- (transitive) To perplex (someone).
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