Questions tagged [wordplay]

A puzzle which incorporates a form of wordplay, such as puns, or which requires wordplay in order to find the solution.

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What's at my back?

I always have something on my back whenever I use my PC and I have some definitons to figure out what it is. financial institution that accepts deposits from the public a family of large marine ...
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Vozzellbaugor™ Surprise Fries

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here I’ve opened a new French restaurant named Vozzellbaugor™, an entirely original and unstolen idea. My restaurant has come out with a new line of food called ...
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Sometimes with Feathers?

When in red, I was very loud. In high definition, a treasure. You put me in to interfere. Rest on me for your leisure. Put me between the last two letters, I am an Asian plant. Keep some of me in the ...
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These words have the same properties, but how?

Asparagus, Man, Erode, Aerodynamic, Innards, Bins Mine, Rob, Fort, Hexagon, Tera, Nights Flashbacks, Lost, Mono, Grand, Dystopia, Focus Splashdown, Troupe, Karate, Duel, Catchy, Contact Acrobat, ...
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Vowelburger™ Inside-Out Burger

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here and Ébe Isaac's Double Supreme Riddle. The local Vowelburgers™ has added a new item to their ever-expanding menu, the Inside-Out Burger! This peculiar ...
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Objects that are countries or nationalities (#2)

A follow-up to Dmitry Kamenetsky's Objects that are countries or nationalities. Can you figure out what these countries and nationalities are based on the clues? Country Clue ? nuts ? punched paper ...
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Vowelburger™ Bread-lover's Double Supreme

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here. Vowelburgers™ has decided to start changing things up a bit for bread connoisseurs and they have started making the Bread-lover's Double Supreme with two ...
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Vowelburger™ Triple Supreme #2

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here and Ébe Isaac's Double Supreme Riddle. The local Vowelburgers™ recently started making Triple Supremes with two consonant buns sandwiching three vowel ...
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Vowelburger™ Triple Supreme

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here and Ébe Isaac's Double Supreme Riddle. The local Vowelburgers™ has added yet another a twist. They started making triple patty burgers where the patties need ...
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Rebuses with answers that start with “A”

I like rebuses, here are four of them. 1. 2. 3. 4. Good luck!
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Vowelburgers™ from other cuisines

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here The local Vowelburgers™ restaurant, always looking for inspiration, decided to take a look at some other cuisines for their new menu. Patty Vowelburger™ ? ...
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I am beautiful to look at

I thought I'd try a 'Riley riddle': My prefix you sit on. My suffix you swat at. My infix you walk on, But I am beautiful to look at. What am I? (It doesn't really rhyme if all the words are the ...
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It's invisible to the naked eye… I hid it in this riddle

We are all born with it, and we still have it. I hid it in this riddle right above, literally... It's invisible to the naked eye. What is it?
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Vowelburger™ Double Supreme #3

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here The local Vowelburgers™ restaurant increased the variety of their Double Supreme burgers yet again. Patty Vowelburger™ ?? fish ?? music ?? vegetable ?? ...
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A Full Spread of Vowelburgers™

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle I ordered some Vowelburgers™ abroad, but every menu had a printing error, so the restaurant just got rid of them. Regardless, they had something for everyone, ...
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A ruff awakening

South West of England Parish Church of St. Barry the Lesser So moving... as the first notes rise up to fill its vaults, the little village chapel seems to come back to life. For months nobody has ...
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A Fantastical Riley

This is my first time making a Riley Riddle. Feedback is much appreciated! My prefix is a sound like this. My infix sounds like a horse's sound. My suffix is the opposite of water. My whole is ...
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Prefix. Suffix. Infix. Outfix?

My prefix for gains My suffix is bled My infix in veins My outfix is bed What am I?
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Vowelburger™ Double Supreme #2

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here After the success of their first Double Supreme menu, the local Vowelburgers™ restaurant decided to increase the variety. Patty Vowelburger™ ?? insects ?? ...
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Words that are anagrams of themselves

Can you think of a 6+ letter word that is an anagram of itself? The rule is that the letters of the word must be able to be rearranged to spell the original word, but none of the letters are in their ...
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A long, almost for physics riddle

I came up with this riddle today: My Whole is of 2 terms. My Prefix is 3 Letters. Term 1 is half open. But Term 2 is mostly locked. My Prefix is an ex. My Suffix is a passage. My infix is a symbol, ...
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Homemade Vowelburgers™

They're simple Vowelburgers™, but they are great for munching on while watching TV. Meat Vowelburger™ A LA E Ogre I Job O Marvel U Malibu
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Make it shorter by adding

A five letter English word becomes shorter when 2 more letters are added to it. What is the original word? What are the 2 letters? NOTE: I heard this puzzle from friends and don't claim my ...
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Vowelburger™ Double Supreme #1

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle here The local Vowelburgers™ restaurant added a twist to compete its sales with the other branches. They started making double patty burgers where the patties ...
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A Vegan Vowelburger™ Riddle

There's a restaurant that's heard that Vowelburger™ riddles don't satiate like they used to, so it's decided to start selling more sophisticated burgers. The menu says they sell a False Vowelburger™, ...
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An incomplete crossword

Across: ...
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What is a KMorG Word™?

In the spirit of the What is a Word™/Phrase™ series started by JLee, a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. *(ApoloGies in advance, I seeM to be havinG soMe trouble with My Keyboard today.)* ...
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Yet another Vowelburgers™ riddle

You can find other Vowelburgers™ Riddles here I ordered 5 plain Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! Meat Vowelburger™ A cave E risk I ...
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Daily Life of Mr.X

18 to 21: Search around internet like a blitz. 21 to 24: Exercise, both physically and mentally. 0 to 3: Direct and amplify a searchlight. 3 to 6: Forecast about cyclones twice. 6 to 9: Watch the ...
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Namely, A Vowelburger™ Riddle

You can find other Vowelburgers™ Riddles here. Find the first one here. I ordered 5 Vowelburgers™ with buns, tomatoes, and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! Meat ...
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Wherever I May Roam 2000

(01) I never give a single hair to the carder (02) shrunken by boob, I try even harder (03) ...
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A plain Vowelburger™ riddle

You can find other Vowelburgers™ Riddles here I ordered 5 plain Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! Meat Vowelburger™ A back E snake I ...
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thouse chant is non sum

I am manifold but called always the same. With the following told Do you know my name? I have a horny filiation I come in rather short notation You know a pond where I tranquilly float I jab you when ...
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Make a difference. First you rise, then you fall

With me you can make a difference. With me reversed, I'll rise and I'll fall.
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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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Oh No. I had those today

Who? That miserable, Sick man Was poisoned? Eleven letter word
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Wordsmiths & Wyverns

You awaken in a foul crypt with only the following items at your disposal... ROPE, BOOTS, AMULET, MAP, FLAIL, CHAIN, CUP, BELL, STAFF, RING, CODEC, RUM, FLUTE You also have the following tools. Awl (...
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A normal Vowelburger™ riddle

Inspired by Avi's Vowelburger™ Riddle I ordered 5 plain Vowelburgers™ with lettuce in addition to the patty and buns. Help me identify each one from the description on the menu! Patty Vowelburger™ A ...
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Forcing one to stay while forcing one to leave?

There is this word that means to force one to stay. that read backwards, means to force one to leave. What is that word?
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The Mantra Riddle

A sentence that can never fail A broken foot without its tail Almost there... reverse one sound By turns mundane and quite profound. The mantra is your compass then Your watch to know exactly when It ...
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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! Meat Vowelburger™ A MJ E sea I sum ...
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Foo Clue and Who?

A simple puzzle I thought of during a work-from-home-session today. Enjoy :)
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Ask [prefix] [infix] [suffix] permission. What's [whole]?

Ask [prefix] [infix] [suffix] permission. With the above a grammatical and logical statement, what is [whole]?
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Arranging another Riley

My prefix is tricking you My infix is fruity My suffix is controlled and uniform My whole must be set What am I?
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An Inappropriate Vowelburger™ Riddle

You can find the first Vowelburger™ Riddle here I ordered 5 plain Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! Meat Vowelburger™ A screen E rally ...
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I Spy a Vowelburger Riddle™

You can find the first Vowelburger™ Riddle here I ordered 5 Vowelburgers™ with buns, lettuce, and meat - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! Meat Vowelburger™ A masculine E ...
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What do these words have in common? (Season 12, Episode 254)

Here are some chosen words from a large group: angel bat cling dog glass hatchet ice king knife lamp lancet lion lung noodle oil parrot pin pipe rainbow rock sand sun surgeon tile trigger turkey ...
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Another Vowelburger™ Riddle

You can find the first Vowelburger™ Riddle here I ordered 5 Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat only - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! Meat Vowelburger™ A receptacle E ...
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Why is 'logjam' the answer to 'function held up by traffic blockage'?

Why is 'logjam' the answer to 'function held up by traffic blockage'? I guess 'log' is function, and logjam is blockage but why 'jam/maj'? L,G & A are all correct.
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Vowelburger™ Riddle

(A new kind of riddle) I ordered 5 Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat only - help me identify each one from the description on the menu! Meat Vowelburger™ A weak E cyst I succeed O secured Y ...

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