Definition of puzzler in English:

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puzzler

Pronunciation: /ˈpʌzlə/

noun

1A difficult question or problem.
Example sentences
  • A puzzler for the impaired - what sort of ‘asset’ requires that you borrow more money to cash it in?
  • I got four in 13 minutes but the last one was a puzzler.
  • Godot was, of course, and still is, a bit of a puzzler.
2A person who solves puzzles as a pastime.
Example sentences
  • If finding big trees is but one puzzle in the mystery of life, then be glad for puzzlers like Daniel.
  • The puzzler is usually given a collection of silhouettes to reproduce with the pieces.
  • These, and other puzzlers were given a good going over earlier this week.

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