noun (conundrums, pl2=conundra)
- A difficult question or riddle, especially one using a play on words in the answer.
- 1816, w:Jane Austen, Jane Austen, s:Emma, Emma, s:Emma/Volume 1/Chapter 2, Vol. 1, Ch. 2
- : "Why should I understand that, or anything else?" asked the girl. "Don"t bother my head by asking conundrums, I beg of you. Just let me discover myself in my own way."
- A difficult choice or decision that must be made.
- German: Rí¤tsel
(trans-top, difficult choice or decision)
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