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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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Riddled

    of Riddle

Freebase

  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. Mark Campanale:

    We weren’t thinking of a political narrative at all, we said there are risks riddled across the system, and that the answer to the carbon bubble was to address the regulatory challenges.

  2. 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?

  3. Stephanie Grisham:

    Once again part of the liberal media, this time Vanity Fair, has written a story riddled with unnamed sources and false assertions, as a magazine tailored to women it is shameful that they continue to write salacious and false stories meant to demean Mrs. President Trump, rather than focus on President Trump positive work as First Lady and as a supportive wife and mother.

  4. John Steinbeck:

    Even while I protest the assembly-line production of our food, our songs, our language, and eventually our souls, I know that it was a rare home that baked good bread in the old days. Mother's cooking was with rare exceptions poor, that good unpasteurized milk touched only by flies and bits of manure crawled with bacteria, the healthy old-time life was riddled with aches, sudden death from unknown causes, and that sweet local speech I mourn was the child of illiteracy and ignorance. It is the nature of a man as he grows older, a small bridge in time, to protest against change, particularly change for the better.

  5. Carl Henri Destin:

    The doors were riddled with bullets, the glass was broken, the doors were smashed, even the locks were destroyed and lying on the ground.

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