Questions tagged [riddle]

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

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I make big structures look marvellous

As an object of beauty, I’m fabulous Take a closer look, I’m nebulous I can be rolled all around Or found beneath the ground I make big structures look marvellous
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A shocker in soccer, pt. 2

You’ll spar better with five letters; I charge a fee, must be me; A precise gun if I’m done; And I’m a band to cross land. What am I? Note: This riddle takes the form of A shocker in soccer. ...
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A bunch of duos

My friend, disappointingly, just left to go somewhere without telling me. He was supposed to produce my classical techno-fusion jazz metal rap album! Instead, he left me four riddles, each with two-...
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Four similar words; synonyms

Its first three letters are similar to one of the words (eg, '' 'pre' ach'' & " 'pre' tty") Also, its first three letters are similar to the last word When you remove two letters from one of ...
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What am I? Feel welcomed to answer

Hi! I am big business you should better not skip If I'm used longer you're in a relationship Also, I feel odd when there are 2k human beings My absence might hurt anothers feelings ...
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Even my father ignored me, Who am I?

I'm the forgotten child Once my half brother came into the picture, I was swiftly forgotten by most. Even my older brother refused to work with me. We were forced to play together, but he was always ...
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A double-patty Vowelburger™ riddle

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle My new fry chef came up with the Double Vowelburger which has a top bun, cheese, two patties and a bottom bun! She's very economical with ingredients, so each ...
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A normal Vowelburger™ riddle

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle I ordered 5 plain Vowelburgers™ with with lettuce in addition to the patty and buns. Help me identify each one from the description on the menu! $$ % custom ...
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What am I? Poem riddle

I am old and I am huge I also am "beginning" While someone, let me call him scrooge, just cheaply is producing To get line one, the key gets split into more than one word Line two includes ...
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What on earth is Grandpa talking about?

Grandpa was holding something and looking at it curiously. "What is that in your hand Grandpa?" I inquired. "A map son" I moved closer. Weird map, I thought. Bunch of planets and sun. "That ...
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Worn out and about

Will wrote I'm worn out, and I'm not worn out, [1] Like to a thirsty bed, Worn, worn out of bed, Worn to repair a bed. Hint: [1] First word of riddle also wrote, in a famous speech, that ...
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A two-headed snake that would bite and belch

My prefix is a medium; Or a substance without colour Whose suffix isn’t male; It is used to refer the other My suffix is a totality Of what remains on one side It is also a facility ...
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A simple riddle on a common word

I can ruin the fun or make it dirty I start with a hybrid form at atomic level Something responsible for wars is right in the middle of me If there is an emergency, you reach at my end You can try ...
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A Strangely Shaped Riddle [closed]

Sometimes Holmes will spring a riddle on me before I even have both my feet through the door: “Watson,” he said, the moment he saw my face, “can you think of an item which comes in a variety of sizes,...
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I seek to unease but leave without a scar

My first brings in the light from the stars The other is preferred before the time of cars Before you even knew I am born within you I seek to unease but leave without a scar
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Do I Get This Done Here?

Another Riley riddle. Enjoy. My Beginning has been truly proven. My Middle has plans, better check when. My End speaks, you should listen. Once together, my Green Check will be given.
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When in Tennessee

(1) I'm hardened yet hardly am I given a thought; Unmoved, though moving, to give what is sought; But throng be too eager, My gift, it is meager; I'll stop my inertia and render you caught. ...
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Find the word and became sea's lord

Find a word which by rearranging its letters, it contains: A city in Alaska A film where Chaplin's daughter performs A meteorical medical condition
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My prefix gets you places, my infix is a companion,

My prefix gets you places My infix is a companion And my suffix are unwanted plants This one shouldn't be too hard.
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Relax, it’s just a riddle

My prefix might make you feel the weight of the world My infix might make you feel low to the ground My suffix might make you feel old and tired But all of me put together might make you feel ...
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I Almost am a Chicken

I almost am a chicken, Not quite a famous horse. Confined to my domain, I'll help you see the course. I almost am contagious, Not quite a Youtube part. Use a pencil when you're ready ...
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Where art thou?

An appealing interlude... Recent in youth, I earned some praise On time has passed, those were the days So now I'm idle E're by myself Seeking a saviour, on any shelf Some say I'm ...
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Who am I? Find out in order to survive

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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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The Harry Potter Potions Riddle

A simple riddle from the first Harry Potter book. You are in a room with seven potions. There is a doorway ahead and a doorway behind, both engulfed in flames. Which potion will allow you to move ...
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What city am I supposed to be travelling to next?

I'm currently on a trip around the United States (for pleasure) and am a little lost. I had it all planned out but lost my itinerary somewhere along the way. Thought maybe you could help. I started ...
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Crossword With Friends

So I recently created a crossword for you guys, but I misplaced everything except my list of words! Being too busy working on movie-related puzzles to recreate it, I asked some help from my friends (...
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Split me in two; I make you excavate

Split me in two I make you excavate Take me as one I enumerate
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With all six, I’m set free

A Tyobrien riddle of the week: With three, I’m an animal With four, I’m a cloth With five, I’m a scene With all six, I’m set free
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Not even one of me does anyone want

In water, there exist several of me; On paper, I'm even more aplenty; And though I am a sign of love; Not even one of me does anyone want. (edited) What am I? Edit: so I did not intend for ...
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I have a Spanish infix

My prefix is where you are now at, I have a Spanish infix. With a double L to my last two letters, You might want to sell your homophone. In order for the word to make sense, Put n....
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What word am I after the clues?

My prefix is a basic food in a western romance language My infix is an ancient God, and if you write it 10 times with no spaces in Google you can find some videos in youtube with exact name My suffix ...
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Other language Translate riddle

1) ಬಿಳಿಯ ಪೊರೆ ಬಿಡುವ ನಾಗವಲ್ಲ ! ಗುಂಡಗಿರುವೆ ಗೋಲಿಯ ಗುಂಡಲ್ಲ! ದೇಹವು ಮಡಿಕೆಗಳಿಂದ ಕೂಡಿರುವುದು , ಕುಂಬಳ ಕಾಯಲ್ಲ 7) ಅಂಕು ಡೊಂಕಿನ ಮರ, ಕಚ್ಚಿದವರ ಬಾಯಿಗೆ , ಉಚ್ಚಿ ಹುಯ್ಯುವ ಮರ 3) ಮುಳ್ಳು ಮುಳ್ಳು ಮರದಲ್ಲಿ , ಮುತ್ತು ಮುತ್ತು ಕಾ...
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I am made of love and I am made of war, guess what I am and became the next star

I look like a weapon if you know how to handle me (Edit) I am most popular than any other People use me often when they want to be informal Dirty minds see something lascivious in me I am loved by ...
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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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One that is paid but cannot be bought

Two words are homophones One that is paid $\quad$ but cannot be bought The other is stated $\quad$ but cannot be undone What are the two words?
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A demanding Vowelburger™ Riddle

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here I ordered 5 plain Vowelburgers™ with only buns and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! $$ % custom template - reuse if you ...
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My initials are MC

My initials are M.C. and know me please do; I'm related in essence to many a crew; My syllables count four, Same for vowels I'm sure; Now please decide which are false and are true: ...
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Cheer up with this riddle

My prefix weighs little, but never has mass; My suffix might, for a whole language, pass; But to me append, One more suffix at end; And scramble my innards so I'm longer at last What am I?
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Jaywalking in the middle of the street

My admittedly sinner of a friend, who coincidentally has a court hearing tomorrow, jaywalked in the middle of a busy street to hand me the following message: I Was The One Who Did [ ? ] Up The [ ? ]...
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My whole completes the reverse

Clip my left to complete Clip my right to reverse Clip both sides to make My whole completes the reverse
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A short bio of me, guess what I am or I'll end up in the sea

My mother died giving me birth at an old age. I was surrounded by romantics as much as pragmatics. People still judge me on my skin color. I have two enemies but a very good friend, who has matured ...
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An enrypted clue for the police

A well known German drug dealer contacted his accomplice through an encrypted note. The police caught the accomplice during a drug deal and found the note in his backpack. Note: (For those who can't ...
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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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There once was an item

...It was pretty darn flat Some people may even call it a mat Supporting an integral tool to some, yet a dying tool to many At least compatibly, it supports any! Making it easier to move, even to ...
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Simply put, my son's baseball team

...can't figure out what's going on with their home run statistics. In 2018, the team hit more dingers per game when at home than when away; in 2019, their totals waned dramatically but followed that ...
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Guess what I am, I am not a Saint!

I have amazing powers of seduction Thieves and boxers love me They made a Hollywood film about me My music is catchy as hell I help in enriching your diet
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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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5 Video Game Riddles - What are these Games? (Still 1 Unsolved)

With the bounty ended, and I still haven't gotten the answer, I have awarded the prize to El-Guest. If eventually, I get the answer, I will award the correct person 50 rep as well. Thank you for your ...
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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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