Origin of puzzle
synonym study for puzzle
OTHER WORDS FROM puzzlepuz·zled·ly, adverbpuz·zled·ness, nounun·puz·zle, verb (used with object), un·puz·zled, un·puz·zling.
How to use puzzle in a sentence
The Rubik’s Cube gets all the attention, but the colorful toy isn’t the only baffling mechanical puzzle out there.Three puzzles that are like CrossFit for your brain|John Kennedy|November 20, 2020|Popular-Science
When as ask about this Semyanov confirms its longer term ambition is for its custom fit model to become a standard piece of the ecommerce puzzle.Neatsy wants to reduce sneaker returns with 3D foot scans|Natasha Lomas|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
There are a few ways for the Nationals to finish the puzzle.Nationals have a new Class AAA affiliate in Rochester Red Wings|Jesse Dougherty|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The last piece of the puzzle is a concept called phylogenetic inertia, which basically says that “evolution is limited by what it has to start with.”
It’s a puzzle about something that you encounter all the time.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 1: TV) (Ep. 440)|Stephen J. Dubner|November 19, 2020|Freakonomics
The attitude of the local colleagues at first puzzled us, and then made us snicker in a superior way.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Subterranean explorers puzzled over the mysterious red door that cut off access to underground tunnels leading to the bunker.
Many jazz fans were puzzled by this finding, which seems incompatible with the lackluster sales figures in the genre.Jazz (The Music of Coffee and Donuts) Has Respect, But It Needs Love|Ted Gioia|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That question has puzzled astronomers for decades, but a new study published just last week may have the answer.
He began to read, raising his eyebrows with a puzzled, whimsical air, which made me tremble with suppressed anger.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The conflict in Tom's puzzled heart sharpened that evening into dreadful edges that cut him mercilessly whichever way he turned.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Robin Hood stared at him for a moment with a puzzled expression, and then walked into his little shop, and Davy turned away.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
He has become by brute force of circumstances a sort of collectivist, puzzled only as to how much of a collectivist to be.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The doctor, a little puzzled, took his leave, but had not gone ten yards when the housekeeper flew screaming after him.Uncanny Tales|Various
He walked briskly down the avenue, and Hedges stood looking after him, slightly puzzled in his mind.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood