jigsaw puzzle


jigsaw puzzle

noun

: a puzzle made of many small pieces that are cut into various shapes and can be fit together to form a picture

Full Definition of JIGSAW PUZZLE

:  a puzzle consisting of small irregularly cut pieces that are to be fitted together to form a picture; also :  something suggesting a jigsaw puzzle

Examples of JIGSAW PUZZLE

  1. We spent many nights working on a jigsaw puzzle of Mount Everest.

First Known Use of JIGSAW PUZZLE

1919

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