Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle. Hope you enjoyed our previous Chef's Specials: #1 and #2
Our chef went way ahead to prepare the biggest Vowelburger™ menu to date! There is a burger for every size. The chef's choice of the day consists of a vowel patty, cheese, lettuce, and a special bun. The variety lies in the other bun.

Bun Vowelburger™
? diminutive
? tiny
? small
? normal
? medium
? big
? large
? roomy
? whopper
? full

Not only are the contents of the chef's choice fixed, but their order is fixed as well. There are no anagrams in this menu; the other bun is strictly a consonant. It's amazing how the chef has brought so much variety with these constraints!

Can you identify each one from the description on the menu?

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    $\begingroup$ I assume this isn't a trick like they're all the same word with size prefixes? k for kilo, M for mega, G for giga, m for milli, n for nano, etc. $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 13:10
  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor That’s actually not a bad idea but it would be awful for this riddle. Having said, the rest of the word wouldn’t make sense without the bun. If I state any more, I’d probably giving the answer away ;-) $\endgroup$
    – Ébe Isaac
    Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 14:27

2 Answers 2


Another possibility:

Variable first bun, I patty, G cheese, H lettuce, and T second bun.

The burgers are:

DIGHT (archaic word for dress or adorn), TIGHT, SIGHT, NIGHT, MIGHT, BIGHT (a bay formed from a bend in the coast), LIGHT, RIGHT, WIGHT (an unfortunate person or a ghost / supernatural being), FIGHT - the first bun matches the first letter of the description.

  • $\begingroup$ Congratulations! Hope you enjoyed our service! $\endgroup$
    – Ébe Isaac
    Commented Mar 21, 2020 at 7:38

I believe the chef's choice is

an I patty, L lettuce, L cheese, and an S special bun

diminutive - GILLS
tiny - PILLS
small - DILLS
normal - BILLS
medium - JILLS
big - SILLS
large - MILLS
roomy - HILLS
whopper - VILLS
full - FILLS

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    $\begingroup$ Nice try indeed, but could you explain how the burger name matches with the description? $\endgroup$
    – Ébe Isaac
    Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 10:18
  • $\begingroup$ @ÉbeIsaac I assume that means you're looking for there to be more of a connection than just the size of the objects? $\endgroup$ Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 10:24
  • $\begingroup$ Now you are heading along the right direction ;) $\endgroup$
    – Ébe Isaac
    Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 10:25
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    $\begingroup$ Here's a thought: rot13(Vs lbh rng rirelguvat ba gur zrah, lbh'yy cebonoyl unir znal VYYF.) :) $\endgroup$
    – MacGyver88
    Commented Mar 20, 2020 at 20:09

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