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brain-teaser

A puzzle or riddle that is challenging to solve. Boy, that's a real brain-teaser—anyone got any ideas for what it could mean?
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brain-teaser

verb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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