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puzzler

[puhz-ler] /ˈpʌz lər/
noun
1.
a person who puzzles.
2.
a baffling thing or problem.
3.
a person who is occupied or amused by solving puzzles.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; puzzle + -er1
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Examples from the web for puzzler
  • There are a lot of factors involved, making this seemingly easy question actually a bit of a puzzler.
  • Twenty-six puzzles are provided in the two puzzler sections.
  • How it got there is a puzzler, as no buffa loes were known to have been in this county.
  • Why its release here should be tardy is a puzzler to us.
British Dictionary definitions for puzzler

puzzler

/ˈpʌzlə/
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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