- Something which perplexes or embarrasses; especially, a toy
or a problem contrived for testing ingenuity; also, something
exhibiting marvelous skill in making.
- The state of being puzzled; perplexity; as, to be in a
- To perplex; to confuse; to embarrass; to put to a stand;
- To make intricate; to entangle.
- To solve by ingenuity, as a puzzle; -- followed by out;
as, to puzzle out a mystery.
- To be bewildered, or perplexed.
- To work, as at a puzzle; as, to puzzle over a problem.