: causing or likely to cause confusion : difficult to solve or understand

Full Definition of PUZZLING

:  difficult to understand or solve <puzzling symptoms>
puz·zling·ly adverb

Examples of PUZZLING

  1. The directions are somewhat puzzling.

First Known Use of PUZZLING

circa 1659


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