6 Letters
4 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Middle English
Type Of Speech
You can use riddle as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
Compound Words
A compound word, riddle has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are rid and dle.
School Grade
Riddle is set as a grade seven word that starts with r, ends with e, 2 syllables, 2 vowels and 6 letters.
Word Information
A 2 syllables noun with the letters d, e, i, l and r, 4 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables. The starting characters are r, ri, rid, ridd, riddl, and ending characters are e, le, dle, ddle, iddle, with 6 letters. Riddle is also a double consonant (dd) word. Find more double consonant words.
Noun Examples
a coarse sieve (as for gravel)
a difficult problem
Verb Examples
set a difficult problem or riddle;
"riddle me a riddle"
explain a riddle
speak in riddles
pierce many times;
"The bullets riddled his body"
separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Riddle"

There are 730 synonyms available. These are words that have a similar meaning, mean the same thing or have close definition to riddle.

Synonym Definition
Acidstreet name for lysergic acid diethylamide
Adamstreet names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
Almightyterms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
Amazebe a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"
"Got me--I don''t know the answer!"
"a vexing problem"
"This question really stuck me"
Anagrama word or phrase spelled by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase
Annoyancethe act of troubling or annoying someone
Answera nonverbal reaction
"his answer to any problem was to get drunk"
"their answer was to sue me"
Arabesquean ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design
Augerhand tool for boring holes
Babblegibberish resembling the sounds of a baby

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There are 1 anagrams from riddle.

Anagram Definition
Riddlea coarse sieve (as for gravel)

View English words with the unique letters used in riddle. Words With The Letters Deilr


Riddle derives from 2 words.

Word Definition
Riddlea coarse sieve (as for gravel)
Screensomething that keeps things out or hinders sight
"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"


Riddle has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Screensomething that keeps things out or hinders sight
"they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
Sievea strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles

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