Tell me a Riddle: Short Tricky Riddles

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Looking for some short tricky riddles and you are asking “Tell me a riddle” then you’ve come to the right place! Read on to check out some great riddles! 

Tell me a Riddle Short Tricky Riddles

Tell me a Riddle: Short Tricky Riddles

Who doesn’t enjoy a good riddle? They make the creative juices go and most important they make you think outside of the box. Many times the answer is staring at you right in the face, other times you have to think a little harder.

But the important thing is you have to think. That’s why it’s important to fill your life with fun riddles to get your day and week going. Because let’s face it, we can all use a little extra fun to start off our day.

They actually say riddles are a great way to help our minds “exercise”  because let’s face it. We spend a lot of time glued to the computer or cell phone and sometimes do mindless things like watch cat videos.  I know I’m guilty of it. However, taking the time to make the brain think and go is important. So that’s why you’ll find riddles through my page ready to help you think outside the box a bit.

Some riddles are a piece of cake and the answer is as clear as the nose on your face. However, others can be a bit tougher to get. Those are the good ones because sometimes the answer was right under your nose and because you overthought it you didn’t get it.

Here are some riddles to warm you up…..

So check out a fun riddle that might be just that….

I’m Dirty when I’m white….What am I ?

Tell me a Riddle: Short Tricky Riddles

Keep reading below to see the answer.

I have a tongue but cannot taste. I have a soul but cannot feel. What Am I? 

Tell me a Riddle: Short Tricky Riddles

Answer: A Shoe

What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
Answer: A clock

What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
Answer: Short

What word begins and ends with an E but only has one letter?
Answer: Envelope

What has a neck but no head?

Answer: A bottle

What gets wetter as it dries?
Answer: A towel

What’s black when you get it, Red when you use it, and white when you’re all through with it.

Answer: Coal

I can be dropped from the tallest of buildings and survive, but drop
me from the smallest ship and I won’t.
What am I?

Answer: A piece of paper

Why did the boy bury his flashlight?

Answer: Because the batteries died

 Everyone has it and no one can lose it, what is it?

Tell me a Riddle: Short Tricky Riddles

Answer: Shadow

Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?
Answer: C

Flat as a leaf, round as a ring. Has two eyes, can’t see a thing.

Answer: button


The answer is a Shoe!

More Short Tricky Riddles


Answer: A river

What do you give a sick bird?

Answer: A tweet

What eight-letter word only has one letter?

Answer: Envelope

Check out a fun riddle of the day to help get the mind going. I am dirty when I’m white. What am I?

Do you know the answer?

Maybe I’m dating myself with this one: A chalkboard. I know they’re not in use as much as they use to be but still a fun one!

Yeah, most people don’t use chalkboards anymore but it is a good one nevertheless. Looking for other fun riddles to make you think? Here’s another fun and popular one. What are 4 days that begin with the letter T? Don’t know the answer? Head over here

A container without hinges, lock, or key, yet a golden treasure lies inside of me…What am I?

Answer: An Egg

I am very easy to get into, but it is hard to get out of me. What am I?

Answer: Trouble

What is the longest word in the dictionary?

Answer: smiles because there’s a mile between both S’

I have no eyes, no legs or ears and I help move the earth. What am I?

Answer:An Earth worm 

It’s so strong, it does not break,
It’s so powerful, it penetrates a lake,
Sometimes it’s weak as a twig left out in the sun,
It’s so wonderful it gives us the power to have fun.
What is it?

Answer: Light

I am very easy to get into, but it is hard to get out of me. What am I?

Answer: Trouble

What Starts with an E,Ends with an E and usually just has one letter?

Answer: An Envelope! 

What tastes better than it smells?

Answer: Your Tounge 

What belongs to you but others use it more than you?

Answer: Your name

How many times can you subtract 2 from 50?

Answer: The answer is once, after that it would be subtracting from 48 🙂

What can run at any speed, but cannot ever walk?

Answer: Water

Love these riddles? Make sure and share them with your friends and family and see if they get stumped as well 🙂

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  • Reply coco

    haha that is super funny guess what i am doing some cute book for the hospital kids and i am putting that riddle in

    May 17, 2017 at 6:34 pm
  • Reply sherry butcher


    January 22, 2015 at 8:26 pm
  • Reply Lauren K

    I finally got one!! It must have been too easy

    June 20, 2014 at 6:47 am
  • Reply Terri S

    Ok, this one was an easy one. But I love these! Thank you for sharing!

    June 19, 2014 at 8:36 pm
  • Reply M.Clark

    A shoe, this one was really easy, when I read the first line, “I have a tongue,” I was thinking shoe. Thank you for sharing this riddle, can’t wait until the next one.

    June 19, 2014 at 6:40 pm
  • Reply lisa

    I think this is the first one that I got right away. Too easy!

    June 19, 2014 at 1:21 pm
  • Reply michelle salais

    A shoe! Yay! Got it. 🙂

    June 19, 2014 at 1:06 pm
  • Reply Amy Lovell

    yes! A shoe! First one ive actually gotten right!!!

    June 19, 2014 at 12:11 pm
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