Get Free Riddles By Email!

Goes With a Car

What goes with a car, comes with a car, is of no use to a car, but the car can’t move without it?

Noise. The engine is usually the main culprit, but even electric cars make some noise from the tires on the road.

Posted in Riddles

Word With All 26 Letters

What word contains all 26 letters?

Alphabet (unfortunately there aren’t any actual dictionary words with every letter in the alphabet, so this gimmicky, somewhat unsatisfying answer has to suffice).

Posted in Riddles

No Eyes But Once Could See

I do not have eyes but I once could see. I used to have thoughts but now I’m empty.

A skull.

Posted in Riddles

Slice My Head

You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I’m dead.

An onion.

Posted in Riddles

Binds Two But Touches One

What binds two people yet touches only one?

A wedding ring.

Posted in Riddles

I Belong To Everyone

I belong to everyone. Sometimes I make you happy, sometimes I make you sad. I will never end until the day you do.

Your thoughts.

Posted in Riddles
Tagged with

Bowl That Can’t Be Filled

I am as round and deep as a bowl, but all the world’s water couldn’t fill me up. What am I?

A sieve.

Posted in Riddles
Tagged with

Long or Short, Grown or Bought

I can be long or short. I can be grown or bought. I can be painted or left bare. My tip can be round or square. What am I?

Fingernails.

Posted in Riddles
Tagged with

A Hundred Legs But Can’t Stand

I have a hundred legs, but cannot stand.
I have a long neck, but no head.
I cannot see, yet I help keep your house neat and tidy.

A broom.

Posted in Riddles

I Stand Like A Sentry

I stand like a sentry
And am barred by the gentry,
The first month and its god oft slip
Between my hard, dun colored lip.

What am I?

Sentries are posted at borders, gates, or doors.
The gentry (in this case to referring to the general populace) bar their doors at night.
The first month is January, named after the Roman god Janus, the double-faced God of doorways, passages and thresholds.
You pass through the doorway (hence the slip), and dun is a brown color, referencing the color of wood, which most doors are made of. Though it’s not commonly referred to, the “lip of the door” is the part of the door that fits into the doorframe on the handle/knob side, particularly if the door is lipped or ridged in order to fit the door frame better.

Thanks to Helena for creating this and sending it in.

Posted in Riddles
Tagged with