What is the meaning of riddle?

noun

verb

  • Pierce with many holes.
    • usage: "The bullets riddled his body"
  • Set a difficult problem or riddle.
    • usage: "riddle me a riddle"
  • Separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff.
  • Spread or diffuse through.
    • usage: "An atmosphere of distrust has permeated this administration"; "music penetrated the entire building"; "His campaign was riddled with accusations and personal attacks"
  • Speak in riddles.
  • Explain a riddle. .
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