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Definitions of puzzle

  1. To be bewildered; to be awkward. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To confuse or be confused; perplex; mystify. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. To pose: to perplex. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To think in perplexity; as, to puzzle over a mystery. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To perplex; to embarrass; to make intricate; to resolve laboriously. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. To confuse; to bewilder; to be perplexed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution; "he loved to solve chessmate puzzles"; "that's a real puzzler" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. a toy that tests your ingenuity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. Something which perplexes or embarrasses; especially, a toy or a problem contrived for testing ingenuity; also, something exhibiting marvelous skill in making. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. The state of being puzzled; perplexity; as, to be in a puzzle. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. To perplex; to confuse; to embarrass; to put to a stand; to nonplus. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To make intricate; to entangle. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. To solve by ingenuity, as a puzzle; -- followed by out; as, to puzzle out a mystery. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. To be bewildered, or perplexed. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. To work, as at a puzzle; as, to puzzle over a problem. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. Something that perplexes or causes embarrassment; a toy made to tax skill in arranging its parts; a problem; a riddle. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. Perplexity: something to try the ingenuity, as a toy or riddle. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. Perplexity; a puzzling toy or riddle. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. A perplexing problem; perplexity; quandary. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Perplexity; embarrassment; something that puzzles. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. Bewilderment; perplexity; something to try ingenuity. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for puzzle

  1. Then looking back again she thought it was absurd such a trifle should puzzle her. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  2. You are just a puzzle to me. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
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