Definitions for conundrumkəˈnʌn drəm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a riddle whose answer involves a pun.
anything that puzzles.
Origin of conundrum:
1590–1600; pseudo-L word of obscure orig.
riddle, conundrum, enigma, brain-teaser(noun)
a difficult problem
A difficult question or riddle, especially one using a play on words in the answer.
A difficult choice or decision that must be made.
Origin: A word of unknown origin, probably coined in burlesque imitation of scholastic Latin, as “hocus-pocus” or “panjandrum.”
a kind of riddle based upon some fanciful or fantastic resemblance between things quite unlike; a puzzling question, of which the answer is or involves a pun
a question to which only a conjectural answer can be made
Conundrum is an original novel written by Steve Lyons and based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. It features the Seventh Doctor, Ace and Bernice. A prelude to the novel, also penned by Lyons, appeared in Doctor Who Magazine #208. This novel is the fourth book in the "Alternate Universe cycle" which continues until No Future.
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