Synonyms for riddles
- closed book
- knotty question
- sixty-four dollar question
- tough nut to crack
- tough proposition
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RIDDLES
Now the east has always been noted for its wisdom, so he questioned these men with riddles.
With him, and with the dead city, the riddles of antiquity are cleared up.
Boy, I tell you, I've written nothing—I know nothing; you speak in riddles.
Ah, she was a riddle; but then, all other women are riddles.
These riddles he asked of her face a hundred times, lying awake in the dark.
You speak in riddles, Glinski; I comprehend nothing of all this.
So, day after day, he riddles the bedlam about him with his broadsides, in the hourly hope of victory.
“I make neither head nor tail of your riddles,” I told him impatiently.
On the Riddles, or Devinettes, chapters might be, and have been written.
After these rhymes there come a number of riddles, of which the answers are given.