brainteaser

noun brain·teas·er \ -ˌtē-zər \

Definition of brainteaser

: something (such as a puzzle) that demands mental effort and acuity for its solution

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First Known Use of brainteaser

1850


BRAINTEASER Defined for English Language Learners

brainteaser

noun

Definition of brainteaser for English Language Learners

  • : a puzzle that is difficult to figure out or solve


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