chinese puzzle

Chi·nese puz·zle
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees puhz-uh l]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis ˈpʌz əl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees puhz-uh l]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis ˈpʌz əl/

Definitions of chinese puzzle words

  • noun chinese puzzle an intricate puzzle, esp one consisting of boxes within boxes 3
  • noun chinese puzzle a complicated problem 3
  • noun chinese puzzle an intricate puzzle 3
  • noun chinese puzzle anything intricate and hard to solve 3
  • noun chinese puzzle a very complicated puzzle. 1
  • noun chinese puzzle anything very complicated or perplexing. 1

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Origin of chinese puzzle

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15

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Parts of speech for Chinese puzzle


chinese puzzle popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

Synonyms for chinese puzzle

noun chinese puzzle

  • jigsaw — Also, jig saw. an electric machine saw with a narrow blade mounted vertically in a frame, for cutting curves or other difficult lines or patterns.

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