riddle

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Noun[change]

Singular
riddle

Plural
riddles

  1. A riddle is something that is puzzling, hard to solve, or difficult to define.
    That question is quite a riddle.

Verb[change]

Plain form
riddle

Third-person singular
riddles

Past tense
riddled

Past participle
riddled

Present participle
riddling

  1. To fill with holes.
    The shots from his gun began to riddle the target.
  2. To be filled with.
    Your argument is riddled with errors.
  3. To solve or answer a riddle or question.
    Riddle me this...., meaning Answer the following question.
  4. To put something through a sieve.
    You have to riddle the gravel before you lay it on the road.