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puzzler

[puhz-ler]
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noun
  1. a person who puzzles.
  2. a baffling thing or problem.
  3. a person who is occupied or amused by solving puzzles.

Origin of puzzler

First recorded in 1645–55; puzzle + -er1
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puzzler

noun
  1. a person or thing that puzzles
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Word Origin and History for puzzler

n.

1650s, agent noun from puzzle (v.).

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