puz|zler [ˈpʌzlə US -ər] n
informal something that is difficult to understand or explain

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  • Puzzler — Puz zler, n. One who, or that which, puzzles or perplexes. [1913 Webster] Hebrew, the general puzzler of old heads. Brome. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puzzler — Superherobox| caption = The Puzzler comic color = background:#8080ff character name = The Puzzler real name = (I) Unknown (II) Valerie Van Haften publisher = DC Comics debut = Action Comics #49 (June 1942) creators = alliance color =… …   Wikipedia

  • Puzzler — Puzz|ler , der; s, [engl. puzzler]: jmd., der ein Puzzle zusammensetzt. * * * Puzz|ler [ pazlɐ, paslɐ], der; s, [engl. puzzler]: jmd., der ein Puzzle zusammensetzt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • puzzler — UK [ˈpʌz(ə)lə(r)] / US [ˈpʌz(ə)lər] noun [countable] Word forms puzzler : singular puzzler plural puzzlers informal something that is difficult to understand or solve …   English dictionary

  • Puzzler — Puzz|ler der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. puzzler> jmd., der Puzzlespiele macht, ein Puzzle zusammensetzt …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • puzzler — puzzle ► VERB 1) confuse because difficult to understand. 2) think hard about something difficult to understand. ► NOUN 1) a game, toy, or problem designed to test ingenuity or knowledge. 2) a person or thing that is difficult to understand.… …   English terms dictionary

  • puzzler — noun see puzzle I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • puzzler — /puz leuhr/, n. 1. a person who puzzles. 2. a baffling thing or problem. 3. a person who is occupied or amused by solving puzzles. [1645 55; PUZZLE + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • puzzler — noun a) A puzzling situation or problem; an enigma. b) A video game in which the player is presented with (usually abstract) puzzles to solve …   Wiktionary

  • puzzler — Synonyms and related words: Chinese puzzle, baffling problem, brain twister, crossword puzzle, crux, enigma, enigmatic question, floorer, jigsaw puzzle, knot, knotty point, mind boggler, mystery, nut to crack, perplexed question, perplexity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • puzzler — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Anything that arouses curiosity or perplexes because it is unexplained, inexplicable, or secret: conundrum, enigma, mystery, perplexity, puzzle, riddle. See SHOW …   English dictionary for students

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