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Princeton's WordNet

  1. riddledadjective

    (often followed by `with') damaged throughout by numerous perforations or holes

    "a sweater riddled with moth holes"; "cliffs riddled with caves"; "the bullet-riddled target"

  2. riddledadjective

    spread throughout

    "cities riddled with corruption"

Wiktionary

  1. riddledadjective

    Damaged throughout by holes.

  2. riddledadjective

    Having (something) spread throughout, as if by an infestation.

ChatGPT

  1. riddled

    Riddled generally means something that is spread or scattered all over in a way that pervades or is inextricably mixed with it. Riddled can refer to numerous holes or indentations on a surface, widespread presence of something harmful or undesirable, flaws spread throughout a work, or many problems that affect a circumstance or condition. For instance, a book can be "riddled with errors" or a wooden structure can be "riddled with termites".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Riddled

    of Riddle

Wikidata

  1. Riddled

    A mysterious villain known as the Riddler challenges Yin, secretly helped by Batman, to a number of riddles. Things are not what they seem from the riddles...

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of riddled in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of riddled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of riddled in a Sentence

  1. Joe Biden:

    We can do more than prayers and hashtags and lighting up buildings, George. It's time for the president and some of our European partners to stop pussyfooting around. The financial sanctions announced last night are riddled with loopholes. I know they say they sanctioned 80% of the banks in Russia, but Vladimir Putin controls 100% of the banks in Russia. He can use the other 20% to continue to finance his war machine.

  2. Zhang Xuchen:

    As the organizer of the event, we are riddled with guilt and self-blame. We express our sorrow for the victims and our deep condolences to the families of the victims and the injured.

  3. Fritz Pollard:

    If the comments regarding his status as a Korean American are true, it is further evidence that despite good faith changes to diversity-related policies, the NFL's actual hiring practices are still riddled with discrimination.

  4. Rod Graves:

    The insensitive remarks made by Jon Gruden about DeMaurice Smith are indicative of the racism that exists on many levels of professional sports, furthermore, it reveals that the journey for African Americans and other minorities in sports is riddled with irrepressible mindsets at the highest level. It is our hope that the league and team ownership will address this matter with a remedy commensurate with these painful words. This is yet another inflection point in a society fraught with cynical social blinders, absent of respect for the intellectual capacity and leadership of minorities. When will it end?

  5. Lawanda McMullen:

    It just don't make no sense that a 7-year-old babylost her life in this McDonald's driveway. 7-year-old, six bullets riddled her little body because someone did a cowardly act.

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