Word Riddles

Riddle: My days are in the summer. When you’ll eat me when I’m hot. In fact I’ll even eat myself

My days are in the summer. When you’ll eat me when I’m hot. In fact I’ll even eat myself. Where battles tough are fought. But when you find me in a fight
‘Twill be high in the sky And if you catch me napping I suggest you let me lie. When you’re bad come to my house. From Ma get thoughts profound. Am I big or am I small? Some say I’m just a pound.

Dog. Dog days, hot dog, dog pound, dog fight.

Riddle: There is one word that stands the test of time and holds fast to the center of everything

There is one word that stands the test of time and holds fast to the center of everything. Though everyone will try at least once in their life to move around this word, but in fact, unknowingly, they use it every moment of the day. Young or old, awake or in sleep, human or animal, this word stands fast. It belongs to everyone, to all living things, but no one can master it. The word is?

Gravity

Riddle: There once was a strange man who loved wordplay, he had a very important

There once was a strange man who loved wordplay, he had a very important and successful business that would take insect shipments from all across the world and distribute them to zoos across the US.

ImportANT

Riddle: It’s true I bring serenity, And hang around the stars But yet I live in misery

It’s true I bring serenity, And hang around the stars But yet I live in misery; You’ll find me behind bars With thieves and villains I consort In prison I’ll be found But I would never go to court, Unless there’s more than one.

The letter s

Riddle: Three brothers share a family sport: A non-stop marathon

Three brothers share a family sport: A non-stop marathon. The oldest one is fat and short And trudges slowly on. The middle brother’s tall and slim And keeps a steady pace. The youngest runs just like the wind, a speeding through the race. He’s young in years, we let him run, the other brothers say. Cause though he’s surely number one, he’s second, in a way.

The hands on a clock (hour, minute, second).

Riddle: Soft and fragile is my skin, I get my growth in mud I’m dangerous as much as pretty

Soft and fragile is my skin, I get my growth in mud I’m dangerous as much as pretty, for if not careful, I draw blood.

A thorn

Riddle: Kings and lords and Christians raised them. Since they stand for higher powers

Kings and lords and Christians raised them. Since they stand for higher powers. Yet few of them would stand, I’m certain, If women ruled this world of ours.

A tower.

Riddle: Every dawn begins with me. At dusk I’ll be the first you see.

Every dawn begins with me. At dusk I’ll be the first you see. And daybreak couldn’t come without. What midday centers all about. Daises grow from me, I’m told. And when I come, I end all cold. But in the sun I won’t be found. Yet still, each day I’ll be around.

The letter d.

Riddle: Kings and queens may cling to power and the jester’s got his call

Kings and queens may cling to power and the jester’s got his call, But, as you may all discover, the common one outranks them all.

An ace (in a deck of cards)

Riddle: Reaching stiffly for the sky, I bare my fingers when it’s cold In warmth

Reaching stiffly for the sky, I bare my fingers when it’s cold In warmth I wear an emerald glove And in between I dress in gold.

A deciduous tree

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