Copy page URL Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook
Get it on Google Play
Meaning of word riddle from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

riddle   verb

Meaning : Pierce with many holes.

Example : The bullets riddled his body.

Meaning : Set a difficult problem or riddle.

Example : Riddle me a riddle.

Meaning : Separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff.

Synonyms : screen

Meaning : Spread or diffuse through.

Example : An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration.
Music penetrated the entire building.
His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks.

Synonyms : diffuse, imbue, interpenetrate, penetrate, permeate, pervade

Meaning : Speak in riddles.

Meaning : Explain a riddle.

riddle   noun

Meaning : A difficult problem.

Synonyms : brain-teaser, conundrum, enigma

Meaning : A coarse sieve (as for gravel).