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RIDDLED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does riddled mean? 

RIDDLED (adjective)
  The adjective RIDDLED has 2 senses:

1. (often followed by 'with') damaged throughout by numerous perforations or holes
2. spread throughout

  Familiarity information: RIDDLED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RIDDLED (adjective)


Sense 1riddled [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Context examples:

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

Similar:

damaged (harmed or injured or spoiled)


Sense 2riddled [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Spread throughout

Context example:

cities riddled with corruption

Similar:

full (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal)


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