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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: riddle cangkriman
English → English (WordNet) Definition: riddle riddle n 1: a difficult problem [syn: conundrum, enigma, brain-teaser] 2: a coarse sieve (as for gravel) v 1: pierce many times; “The bullets riddled his body” 2: set a difficult problem or riddle; “riddle me a riddle” 3: separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff [syn: screen] 4: speak in riddles 5: explain a riddle
English → English (gcide) Definition: Riddle Riddle \Rid"dle\, v. t. To explain; to solve; to unriddle. [1913 Webster] Riddle me this, and guess him if you can. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Riddle \Rid"dle\, v. i. To speak ambiguously or enigmatically. “Lysander riddels very prettily.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Riddle \Rid"dle\, n. [OE. ridil, AS. hridder; akin to G. reiter, L. cribrum, and to Gr. ??? to distinguish, separate, and G. rein clean. See Crisis, Certain.] 1. A sieve with coarse meshes, usually of wire, for separating coarser materials from finer, as chaff from grain, cinders from ashes, or gravel from sand. [1913 Webster] 2. A board having a row of pins, set zigzag, between which wire is drawn to straighten it. [1913 Webster] Riddle \Rid"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Riddled; p. pr. & vb. n. Riddling.] 1. To separate, as grain from the chaff, with a riddle; to pass through a riddle; as, riddle wheat; to riddle coal or gravel. [1913 Webster] 2. To perforate so as to make like a riddle; to make many holes in; as, a house riddled with shot. [1913 Webster] Riddle \Rid"dle\, n. [For riddels, s being misunderstood as the plural ending; OE. ridels, redels. AS. r?dels; akin to D. raadsel, G. r["a]thsel; fr. AS. r?dan to counsel or advise, also, to guess. [root]116. Cf. Read.] Something proposed to be solved by guessing or conjecture; a puzzling question; an ambiguous proposition; an enigma; hence, anything ambiguous or puzzling. [1913 Webster] To wring from me, and tell to them, my secret, That solved the riddle which I had proposed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 'T was a strange riddle of a lady. --Hudibras. [1913 Webster]


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