Questions tagged [rhyme]

A problem or riddle written in rhyme for an artistic twist.

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A shocker in soccer

I'm a shocker in soccer; An attack with many racks; I sell while you yell, And let rage be gone when switched on. What am I? But there's a twist - I sort of lied to you, if you can figure out ...
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Let’s take a selfie!

My suffix is innate My prefix is on the coast I capture your expressions And remain the default for most
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A short Riley Riddle that only goes one way

My prefix is not a dub My infix is a common base My suffix is a quingenti sub My whole is a common replace What am I?
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It’s empty; need a new one soon

My prefix is a vehicle or its part Whose suffix‘s beauty uncertain My suffix is raised apart Its prefix frees a burden
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I’m clean when I’m on the road

My prefix is not single My infix is cold to hold My postfix can mean my whole I’m clean when I’m on the road
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Double Riley of Melancholy

My prefix is served Eat if you may The prefix of my prefix is a prefix, per se My infix is inside you Within, it resides The infix of my infix can be seen from outside My suffix ...
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My name is akin to my size

My name is akin to my size Each can be complex or concise I remain within gaze In front of your face Observable under the right eyes My true prefix is one of a kind My infixes are ...
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As a noun I’m complete; as a verb, I’m yet to be so

Removing my prefix Makes a familiar sound Removing my infix Helps you search all around Removing my suffix Means to make me whole As a noun I’m complete As a verb I’m yet to be so ...
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I burn what you can’t protect

My prefix is not acquitted My infix demands respect My suffix is a price I burn what you can’t protect What word am I?
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They may take our Rileys, but they will never take our Riddles

Another Riley Riddle, with a small difference... My prefix can mean my whole My suffix is commodity control Find a room for urgent infix removal And a cheeky tipple is left for approval As ...
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I am musical in function

My prefix can fool you Even though it’s not a pro My infix is a pipe Through which fluids flow My postfix: a conjunction But more of a disjunction I have no intersection I am musical ...
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There's Still Good In You

My first Riley riddle. Enjoy. My Prefix - A+ Place where work to get done, Suffix might send. My Infix - Procedure that can be performed on a tom or some hen. My Suffix - Place to go with ...
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Can you express your answer to this riddle?

I’m a place where you can be In a form, I’m one of three Good or bad? Maybe What is it that is me?
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I place you back on the ground

My infix spells an alphabet, And can put things to action My prefix means to criticise, And undo or inaction My postfix is a sound And to a plant, it is bound As a verb I am found I ...
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6-letter word that is fit to sell

A riddle with a Tyobrien flavour With two, I negate With three, I make you unwell With four, I’m the end With all six, I’m fit to sell Who am I?
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A Demanding Riley Riddle

Another Riley riddle for you, but with a slight twist! Take two from my prefix, a large plot of land it is Take five from my infix, it becomes hers or his Take two from my suffix, there's no ...
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I can be quite resourceful

Take me whole, I can be quite resourceful Remove one letter, I’m something you can pull Remove once more, I can be present anytime Remove once again, I won’t be here this time Who am I?
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All but everything; I have nothing to lose

Six letters long Guess if you choose I am all but everything I have nothing to lose Hint #1 Hint #2
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Use me with excuse

Three words; three meanings Below are the clues They overlap to form me Use me with excuse My prefix is a prefix of being worldwide My infix is a mistake, forgive and set aside My ...
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My prefix is a memory; my infix, you may hate

My prefix is a memory My infix, you may hate My suffix is worth an effort I am used to decorate Who am I?
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Right before you, I make my mark

My first part is a journey to embark The other is two of a kind Right before you, I make my mark The answer you shall find Who am I?
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Some kind of measure

My prefix is a sign My suffix describes mine My infix is above you But I'm just impromptu
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A beauty to behold

My first part is edible; It can slide on the ground. The other, mostly inedible; Makes an annoying sound. Who am I?
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Just Trying To Be Helpful

My First is a masculine flower pot. My Second a joint, but smoke it not. My Third is a swimmer, of sea or stream. My Last is a mound, grassy and green. Put me together and confused you ...
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While I live, I seldom face the ground!

My prefix lies far above the sky My Infix is a movement to be found My suffix is not so high While I live, I seldom face the ground! Who am I?
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A misnomer, yet I too have a taste

I’m made of two parts, you see Where the first part is a tree Whose trunk can be used for furniture Its leaves may be used to brew tea The other is from another tree Whose growth is ...
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A contest of curious creatures

A new riddle by me - I don't think a line-by-line analysis is strictly necessary, but if you could cover off the various peculiarities that would be super. I have eleven limbs, Which can all ...
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A peculiar attraction

The lines you see below Mean one word each unique Which when put together Forms the answer you seek An exclusive group of people A city that’s eternal A book that’s periodical A ...
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Off the ground the game is at stake

My first part is a pound to take The other part means to forsake Off the ground the game is at stake Fly around; make no mistake Who am I?
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You need one to take the other

Two words are homophones Both you shall uncover Same in length; close in meaning You need one to take the other
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Shape into a spindle

Start with a way to merge what you choose Hope not too short for you to lose Then a short delay Wait there if you may Take one more step For an aeon you'll stay Who am I? Hint ...
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The cat became his prize

Had no choice but to leave his ground The foe took him by surprise With his food and shelter lost to the beast The cat became his prize What is the word referred here?
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A Tale of Wintry Tragedy

$$\def\T{\text}\scriptsize{\begin{array} \\\T{`Twas weather chilly in winter's dark} & \T{Absconded with them far away} \\\T{When brothers five went out to lark} & \T{Made a mistake they could ...
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A mind-blowing riddle!

A healthy start to begin with A friend you’ll meet midway In the end he becomes a tree You’ll soon be blown away What word is referred here?
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Armed to the teeth

Drop two from the left I can be out of this world Two more from the right I might get hurled Drop two in-between I’ll be hollow in form Two more from the right I may keep you ...
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I pass right through you

I pass right through you, Make no mistake. My identity, do These questions make: Perfect? You just hurt my head Discomfited? I made the bed Wanted? Little trouble overflows Buried? Deliver the ...
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I keep to the path my master has bestowed

My prefix should come before an action For without, it is likely to fail My infix is part of a path On which you may ride or sail My suffix is an interconnection That links many a node ...
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You'll be among aces (5-letter word)

Used as a noun, It can take you to places Followed as a verb, You'll be among aces What is it?
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A riddling revolution

I've been in a bit of a riddling mood lately, so here is another one. I guess the question to answer is what is being described? It could be argued that some specific knowledge is required to answer, ...
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I think I saw William with one

As noun, my foes find me traumatic (Balls! they say - quite cinematic). As verb, my use ain't systematic; but phrasal, my limbs go erratic. Very specific ...
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Restless worker (6-letter word)

I may not be the head But strong to the bone I bear the load of my company I’m rarely found alone Who am I? Hint:
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Schooled by a Riddle

I had a lot of fun writing this riddle, I think it's probably still on the easier side, but hopefully people enjoy it. My First is, oh my, a talking horse! My Second is You, but shorter of course....
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My twin is a friend indeed (4 letter word)

I can be hired if you can afford it Can be lent for those in need For work I can’t do myself My twin is a friend indeed Who am I?
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I'm a total sucker

"I am trash", my inner self cried; that I might be clear - I'm empty inside What am I?
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Lunch time riddle

Collecting us all - quite an achievement Given that we are infinitely many Herculean task - some would say twice so Which is wrongly done for the sake of it. Nowadays a hobby, or ...
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Returning with solution in hand

My beginning, as you may see, has a unit of account. That it does take first parts for me is clearly paramount. My middle, for writing refined, is a symbol for its correction. If you look, then you ...
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A solvable Riley Riddle

My prefix is one that can be just plain rude, To get my infix, I think you may need to brood. My suffix can be seen in the actions of angry dudes All in all, I am something that 'eats food'
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Ten-second riddle

My start's somewhere down below My middle's what sleep does bestow My end's a value close enough My whole's probably not that tough What am I? A Riley Riddle
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An army marches

This is my first riddle - I think it is probably quite an easy one. I'm interested to see how quickly it gets solved. There is an overall theme with four elements to be identified. The Red Army ...
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My prefix is a type of car, my suffix means you can’t see far

An original riddle: My prefix is a type of car. My suffix means you can’t see far. My infix concerns the outside. Together, I remove the inside. What am I?

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