Questions tagged [riddle]

A riddle gives indirect clues about an unnamed object or concept to be identified.

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Stuck in History #2

We have been living a normal life for a while Searching for necessities at every mile But with the spread of a new invention A more calm life springs into action What historical event is this alluding ...
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A Standard English Daily Routine

At 10:30, I shear some fleece. At 13:30, I grow a foot. At 16:00, I strut. At 16:30, I look at my palm. At 19:30, I set a trap. What am I? My first riddle involving lateral thinking, enjoy!
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Bread is bread but

Bread is bread but what bread you can't eat? Bridges are bridges but what bridge doesn't connect two landmasses? Paper is paper but what paper you can't write on? Candies are candies but what candy ...
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Stuck in History #1

A crowd blocks my view of the important one As a loud sound tells me that man is done A mysterious lady stands by in pictures taken Then is never seen again like a strip of cooked bacon So somehow I ...
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I close in all around you, making you nervous. What am I?

I close in all around you, making you nervous. You want to evade me as much as possible. Lifts, Tunnels, and under your bed. What am I?
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You will be able to see me

The clues for the riddle are below: If you walk outside.. you will be able to see me If you look into the ocean.. you will be able to see me If you look into space (with a telescope), you will be ...
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Someone help me heal my wounds

Every day, I is making such gud puzzles but received no attention. My friends is laugh at me and make things more bad. I feel wounded. My younger sister telling to me that I need something. That ...
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Four riddles with the same answer

The answer has to be able to answer all of the riddles below. Is an angel.. but doesn't live in heaven. Has the power to fly.. but isn't a bird. Is related to Mother Nature's sister. Cares about ...
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A Linguist in a Cave

I am but a linguist that lives in a cave. I talk with visitors from the central city. When the dragon comes, I invite him inside. The lions stay out, but gain trust and enter. Merchants and messengers ...
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Five riddles with the same answer

The answer has to be able to answer all of the riddles below. Wears a suit.. but is not a businessman? Likes candy.. but is not a child? Owns animals.. but is not a zoologist? Has workers.. but is ...
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A small riddle, easy but distant

Runt of the litter, I was cast from the family. They called me cold and distant but I do have a heart. Many fear me although I have brought laughter and wealth. You do not want to be where I dwell... ...
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Thinking about this word gave me a headache!

I am an 8-letter word. I have a special property that can be a headache for many scholars. Every day, I lose a letter and subsequently rearrange myself into a meaningful word. Based on the hints ...
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Weaponized Riddles 2: Dishing it out

Of course! MIX, 1009, Coffee, it all made sense! Arriving at 1009 Coffee Ave S, he walked into the house, finding the door slightly open. It was in pristine condition, just like the house he and his ...
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Weaponized Riddles

Ian Peleaga was on a quest. It was said arms dealers had a huge operation here in southern Atlanta and as an FBI agent, it was his job to expose it. He had traced some dealers to an abandoned house at ...
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A brilliant Chemist— or not

"You know my friend Ben Rothersburger, right?", asked Grandpa. "No" I said "He is a brilliant chemist, I think. He told me that he can turn a radioactive metal into a gas!&...
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Zeno's unusual pets [closed]

Zeno's pets walked forever, yet never seemed to arrive where they were going. What were they? Hint
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5 days abandoned

6 days ago I was left on a deserted island. 5 days ago I had some hope so I was fine. 4 days ago I outlined SOS on the ground. 3 days ago I felt defeated and depressed. 2 days ago I got saved by a ...
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You rely on me to find your way. I'll always look in one direction [closed]

You rely on me to find your way. I'll always look in one direction. Left, down, right and up. What am I? The answer is useful for helping people when they are lost.
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Revolution repeated summons me soonest—what am I?

I thought of a riddle: Dethrone the king, cast out the poorest Revolution repeated summons me soonest Put the rocks in the sky and the sun in the sea Either way 'round, I'll still be me I am (mostly) ...
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I am made of ice but hot as fire [closed]

I am made of ice but hot as fire, I am soft but hard as rock No other context to this riddle. What is the answer?
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My prefix is a god, better known as arthritis

Take away half of me, I become unnatural But give me your honey, I'll become an animal I may ruin your day But I'll always be followed by a ray ... And my prefix is a god... although Google thinks he'...
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What is light but still dark, it's wet but dry

I have been trying to solve this for a while now and haven't gotten anywhere What is light but still dark, it's wet but dry. It has a name but it cannot be spoken. It ends in H What is the answer?
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If you don't have me you will face

On many minds of the human race If you do not have me you will face Turning me high at a feeding place Being considered a family disgrace Hint (upon request)
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Stuck in a storm. Where is Grandpa?

When Grandpa called, he sounded very unhappy. "I am supposed to be in Paris but here I am stuck in a storm!", he grumbled. "I am in the middle of nowhere. At the end of the line, front ...
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A rhyming riddle: “Line them up in order…”

Line them up in order, And into teams as well. Each of them’s a character, Under someone’s spell. Some have foreign accents And put on different things: A cute hat, something grave, Tails and dots and ...
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In company of thieves

What am I? With thieves I consort, With the Vilest, in short, I'm quite at ease in depravity, Yet all divines use me, And savants can't lose me, For I am the centre of gravity.
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Key to the infinite

I hope you will like this riddle: I am an invisible key but I don't open a lock. I am infinite and I am growing faster than anything. You are in me but you cannot see me. You need me when there is ...
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What…? Goodness… I must be slipping

I come with time To most, if not all people Don't forget, you might get me too I am a very emotional pendulum And can cause people to go mad Remember, I'm not uncommon Tens of millions is my count I ...
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Foul, foul! What am I?

Despite being well-decorated, stylish, and sturdy I'm often dark inside, and When put into use, I am dark all around I am destined to carry Something (that will soon turn foul) To keep what is inside ...
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Cubes, what am I? [closed]

I am a cube Made up of cubes Twenty six cubes Colorful cubes Spinning cubes Sliding cubes But always a cube A large, cubed cube Not a ruby cube And not a phoenix cube But a bright cube With-lot's-of-...
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A celebrity you're guaranteed to know

I'm famous on the largest scale, and by millions I'm considered hot. Often confused with a younger male, but young and male I am not. I've never offended and nor have lied, that is what I can ...
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Without me, one can see nothing

Without me, one can see nothing With too much of me, one can see nothing With enough of me, one can see everything Colors are thanks to me I am why things can see What am I?
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Ho, Hum! What Am I?

Ho, hum! I'm grand and tall! Sharp and dull, I am not small! Kick my legs, but I won't fall! Larger than a market stall! Some see me balance atop ball! But I prefer the grass and all! Asia, Africa ...
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Tenacious, what am I?

Wrapped around and around My good friend that spins in bounds Without me, he'll be removed By another with me on the groove I'm quite tenacious, yes I am Clinging on while I still can I keep many ...
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Hard and dry, limp and moist, what can I be?

I go into your mouth hard and dry And I come out limp and moist I'm often a pinkish color But of course, my color may differ As may my size and flavor Indeed, my very texture might vary As well as the ...
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I have a bow, what am I?

I have a bow, but no set of strings I have a collar, but I'm not a pet thing I have a stem, but I'm not from a pot I have a blade, just not from Camelot I am often scraped and dropped and abused But ...
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Present at school… Who am I?

I am present at school But can't stand pools Water tends to scare me But croutons appease me I frolik in class But can't ever pass Work can't be for me But climbing is my glee I crow in all lines In ...
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5 Brothers, what are we?

I have 4 brothers My 1st brother is a bother, and points everything out My 2nd brother is tall, and quite foul at heart. My 3rd brother is about as tall as my 1st, and quite decorative. My 4th brother ...
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Einstein Riddle [duplicate]

Who Owns the Cat In an upscale gated village, there are five houses in a row along the main road with different colors. They are occupied by 5 bachelors who come from different provinces, have ...
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Ancient math: a pill on the ground

There are 3 floors of a building. There are 3 sets of 4 people going to every floor one-by-one. There is a "pill" on the ground, which means nothing. What does this mean? Hint 1:
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____ hurts. ____ stinks

Everyone will do crazy things for me. Change a letter and you lose. What am I? Hint: everyone has this at one or another in life.
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Grim riddles'r'us [closed]

Whenever you hear I'm here, you're filled with dread. When you see me, your heart breaks. Everyone fears me. What am I? Everyone has experienced this at least once.
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Uphill, downhill, what am I?

I run uphill faster than downhill People don't touch me, that's chill I tend to destroy more than create But I can be used to make something great I am loud and I eat, but I have no mouth I travel ...
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What is “it”? If you eat it, you’ll die [duplicate]

Ahoy guys, I’ve got a riddle for you: If you eat it, you’ll die. If you see it, you’re blind. The poor people have it. Original content: https://riddlesbrainteasers.com/greater-than-god/
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I am needed for books

Children lie and say they have my prefix when they don't want to go to school. Dating singles will use my infix to refer to the 2 of them. Wise men will examine my suffix so that they could improve ...
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I have hands, but can't point [duplicate]

I have hands, but can't point. I make a sound without a mouth, and I can measure 1 foot with what's on my face. What am I? For you to answer this, you must know that it is you.
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Alive in the morning, dead at night. What am I?

Each morning, I am given life by my master I work for my master all day long, and sometimes get heatstroke But, after a nap, I am back to work At night, before bed My master kills me Only to wake me ...
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What Am I? Alive Without Breath

The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien Alive without breath As cold as death Never thirsting, ever drinking Clad in mail, ever clinking Drowns on dry land Thinks an island Is a ...
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Another date-themed riddle

I already posted 1 date-themed riddle, which was solved by Stiv. Here is a second one. My prefix might be your response if your crush asks you on a date. You may liken your relationship to my infix ...
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A date-themed riddle

My prefix is what you might do with your date. You and your date may use my infix as a pronoun to refer to the two of you. You would be happy if your relationship between the two of you does my suffix....

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