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puzzler

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

puzzle +‎ -er

NounEdit

puzzler (plural puzzlers)

  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.
  3. One who solves puzzles as a hobby.
    • 1927, Frederic Gregory Hartswick, Read the Pictures (page v)
      [] he commits what to a hardened puzzler seems an unforgivable sin when he uses a picture of a two-masted ship followed by HTER for the word BRIGHTER.