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A puzzle or riddle that is challenging to solve. Boy, that's a real brain-twister—anyone got any ideas for what it could mean?
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n. a puzzle, especially one that requires thinking. Can you help me with this brain-teaser? I can spend my whole vacation doing brain-twisters.
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