puzzler

[puhz-ler]

noun

a person who puzzles.
a baffling thing or problem.
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

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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