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Definition of the noun puzzler

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noun - plural: puzzlers

  1. a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution
    • example: that's a real puzzler
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonyms of puzzler: mystifier / puzzle / teaser
    • more generic word: problem = a question raised for consideration or solution
    • more specific terms:
      • sudoku = a number puzzle in which the numbers 1 through 9 must be placed into a grid of cells so that each row or column contains only one of each number
      • word square / acrostic = a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across

Alternative definition of the noun puzzler


  1. A puzzling situation or problem; an enigma.
  2. [video games] A video game in which the player is presented with (usually abstract) puzzles to solve.


The Puzzler is a fictional character, a supervillain in the DC Comics universe. The character is primarily an enemy of Superman.

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Google previewCartoon Carnival: A Critical Guide to the Best Cartoons from Warner Brothers, MGM, Walter Lantz and DePatie-Freleng (2014)

by Michael Samerdyke

The puzzler is that MGM, often seen as the most conformist Hollywood studio, released this cartoon. “Mouse Mazurka” June 11th (Friz Freleng/Warners) Another splendid Friz Freleng cartoon based on music, “Mouse Mazurka” pits Sylvester ...

Google previewTawd Jawz's Poetry Corner (2010)

by Todd Smith

A Strange Side Socratic Sibilation Switchboard Of Encouragement A Fact Covering Puzzler Is The Pain Of A Draw A Polluted Potato Accentuating Alarm Of Absolute Landslide A Bill Frame Changing Into Passable Padding Ventured Stump ...

Google previewMath Teacher's Survival Guide: Practical Strategies, Management Techniques, and Reproducibles for New and Experienced Teachers, Grades 5-12 (2010)

by Judith A. Muschla, Gary Robert Muschla, Erin Muschla

A number puzzler is a fun way to get your students thinking about and working on math right from the start of school. You will create the problem, for which the answer will be the numerical equivalent of the month and day on which your first ...

Google previewThe Lemmings and Other Mysteries (2010)

by A.C.Skiffington

A puzzler is the pursuit of two Nazis responsible for the niassacre ofa 1945 Czech village in “The Butchers of Dubcek", followed by a WWII spy mystery 'Der Fischer (The Fishennan)." Based on an actual event in eighteenth century Canada, ...

Google previewSt. Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1888)

The Puzzler is the attractive title of a very handsome magazine for boys and girls, appearing monthly from the press of N. D. C. Hodges, New York, whois also the publisher of Science and the Swiss Cross. It is devoted, as its name indicates, ...

Google previewThe Pharmaceutical Era (1910)

The Puzzler is the name of an attractive little drug paper distributed monthly from the drug store of Otto E. Mueller, at Baxter and Highland avenues, in this city. The Puzzler contains a number of interesting and instructive puzzles which are ...

Google previewTerminating Therapy (2008)

A Professional Guide to Ending on a Positive Note by Denise D. Davis

The real puzzler is the all-too-common pattern of the client who asks for concrete suggestions, ignores the provider's recommendations and even overtly rejects and trivializes the methods, and then complains Provider Challenges 179.

Google previewEssential Songwriter's Rhyming Dictionary

Handy Guide by Kevin Mitchell

Punch - Puzzler 113 Punch brunch bunch crunch hunch lunch munch scrunch Puncture acupuncture conjuncture juncture Punk bunk chunk clunk cyberpunk drunk dunk flunk funk hunk junk monk plunk shrunk skunk slunk spunk stunk sunk ...

Google previewThe New Dickson Baseball Dictionary (1999)

A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations by Paul Dickson

puzzler A deceptively pitched ball. 1st Use. 1880. (Chicago Inter-Ocean, June 25; Edward J. Nichols). QS Abbrev. for quality start. "quack, quack" Time-honored call made puzzler • 397 .

Google previewChambers's English Dictionary, Pronouncing, Explanatory, and Etymological, with Vocabularies of Scottish Words and Phrases, Americanisms, &c (1893)

by William Chambers

PUZZLER, puzlér, n. One who or that which puzzles or perplexes. [PUzzle.] PUZZLING, puzling, adj. Posing: perplexing. [From PYACMIA, pi-ā'mi-a, n. A disease caused by the introduction into the circulation of decomposing animal matter, ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

accusal bamboozle perusal refusal UZ-L guzzle muzzle nuzzle puzzle soremuzzle unmuzzle UZ-LING guzzling muzzling nuzzling puzzling unmuzzling UZ-LUR guzzler muzzler nuzzler puzzler Long U-ZUR abuser accuser amuser bruiser ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

puzzler ...

Google previewLexicon of Real American Food (2011)

by Jane Stern, Michael Stern

Rarely found outside the South, where it is a staple on cafe menus, at fried chicken restaurants, and even in some barbecues, chess pie's name is a favorite puzzler among food etymologists, whose speculations range from it being a ...

Google previewDictionary of the English Language (Complete and Unabridged) (2011)

by Samuel Johnson

PUZZLER (PU'ZZLER) n.s.[from puzzle.] ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nordic Crime Fiction (2016)

Works and Authors of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden Since 1967 by Mitzi M. Brunsdale

Swedish commentators find the novel a satisfying puzzler, though an American Kirkus Review critic compared its English version in 1983 to “an overgrown, thickened version of Christie's old-fashioned (but crisp) family-gathering mysteries.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-uzzler, guzzler, muzzier, nuzzler, puzzler. -uzzy, fuzzy, muzzy, scuzzy; fuzzy-wuzzy. -yan. See -ion. -yer. See -ier. - ylla.

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Puzzler Meaning

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Scrabble value of P3U1Z10Z10L1E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 27 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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