Get ready to have a good time with these hilarious riddles that are sure to make you laugh as you attempt to solve the clever wordplay and puns. These amusing riddles are the perfect way to reduce stress and share some laughter with your family members, friends and loved ones. Funny riddles are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face while making you think “outside of the box” to get the answer.
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The Best Funny Riddles With Answers
Riddle: What goes up and never comes down?
Answer: Your Age.
Riddle: What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
Answer: A clock.
Riddle: Two children are born on the same day by the same mother but they are not twins. How is that possible?
Answer: They are triplets!
Riddle: What does a house wear?
Riddle: Where would you take a sick boat?
Answer: To the dock.
Riddle: What is at the end of a rainbow?
Answer: The letter “W”.
Riddle: What two things can you never eat for breakfast?
Answer: Lunch and Dinner.
Riddle: What can you lift but not throw?
Answer: A feather.
Riddle: What tastes better than it smells?
Answer: A Tongue.
Riddle: What grows down as it grows up?
Answer: A goose.
Riddle: I give milk and I have a horn, but I’m not a cow. What am I?
Answer: A milk truck.
Riddle: What kind of room has no doors or windows?
Answer: A Mushroom.
Riddle: What can run but never walks?
Answer: A River!
Riddle: Why did the fly never land on the computer?
Answer: He was afraid of the world wide web.
Riddle: What is orange and sounds like a parrot?
Answer: A carrot.
Riddle: What key is hardest to turn?
Riddle: What creature is smarter than a talking parrot?
Answer: A spelling bee!
Riddle: What do Alexander The Great and Winnie The Pooh have in common?
Answer: Same middle name.
Riddle: What rock group consists of four famous men, but none of them sing?
Answer: Mount Rushmore.
Riddle: During what month do people sleep the least?
Answer: February. It’s the shortest month!
Riddle: What kind of murderer is full of fiber?
Answer: A cereal killer.
Riddle: What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?
Riddle: I have hundreds of wheels, but move I do not. Call me what I am; call me a lot. What am I?
Answer: A parking lot.
Riddle: Before Mt. Everest was discovered, what was the highest mountain in the world?
Answer: Mt. Everest; it just wasn’t discovered yet.
Riddle: How does a bee get to school?
Answer: On a buzz!
Riddle: How much dirt is there in a hole that measures two feet by three feet by four feet?
Answer: There is no dirt because it is a hole.
Riddle: What kind of running leads to walking?
Answer: Running out of gas!
Riddle: I travel all around the world, but never leave the corner. What am I?
Answer: A stamp.
Riddle: I Start with M, end with X, and have a never-ending amount of letters. What am I?
Answer: A mailbox.
Riddle: What has four wheels and flies?
Answer: A garbage truck.
Super Funny Riddles With Answers
Riddle: Why are As like flowers?
Answer: Because Bs come after them!
Riddle: What gets wetter the more it dries?
Answer: A towel.
Riddle: Which word in the dictionary is spelled incorrectly?
Riddle: A group of bunnies were having a birthday party. What kind of music were they listening to?
Answer: Hip-hop music.
Riddle: A farmer has twenty sheep, ten pigs, and ten cows. If we call the pigs cows, how many cows will he have?
Answer: Ten cows. We can call the pigs cows, but it doesn’t make them cows.
Riddle: You cannot keep this until you have given it. What is it?
Answer: A promise.
Riddle: Why did Tigger go to the bathroom?
Answer: He wanted to find his friend, Pooh!
Riddle: What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?
Riddle: What do you call a snail on a ship?
Answer: A snailor!
Riddle: What spends all the time on the floor but never gets dirty?
Answer: Your Shadow.
Riddle: I make a loud sound when I’m changing. When I do change, I get bigger but weigh less. What am I?
Riddle: What animal turns about 200 times around its axis after it dies?
Answer: A roast chicken.
Riddle: Why did the skeleton not go to the party?
Answer: Because he had no body to go with.
Riddle: How many months in the year have 28 days?
Answer: All of them.
Riddle: What jumps higher than a five-story building?
Answer: Anything that can jump — buildings don’t jump!
Riddle: If Apple made a car, what would be missing?
Riddle: What type of music do rabbits listen to?
Answer: Hip hop!
Riddle: A man goes out in heavy rain with nothing to protect him from it. His hair doesn’t get wet. How does he do that?
Answer: He is bald.
Riddle: Which letter of the alphabet has the most water?
Riddle: A prisoner is forced to go into one of three rooms, but he can choose which room. The first room is ablaze with fire. The second one is rigged with explosives that will go off as soon as he enters. The third contains a pair of lions who haven’t eaten in years. Which room should he choose to survive?
Answer: The third room — any lions who hadn’t eaten in years would be dead!
Riddle: What is on the ground and also a hundred feet in the air?
Answer: A centipede on its back!
Riddle: What part of the chicken has the most feathers?
Answer: The Outside.
Riddle: I have a neck but no head, and I wear a cap. What am I?
Answer: A bottle.
Riddle: What goes up and down but never moves?
Answer: The stairs.
Riddle: Why is someone who borrows money but does not pay it all back like a football agent?
Answer: Because sometimes he gives you a quarter back and sometimes a half back.
Riddle: Ten ladies tried to fit under a small umbrella, none of them got wet. How did they do it?
Answer: It wasn’t raining!
Riddle: What has to be broken before you can use it?
Riddle: A magician promises that he can throw a ball as hard as he can and have it stop, change direction, and come back to him. He claims he can do it without the ball bouncing off of anything, the ball being tied to anything, or the use of magnets. How is this possible?
Answer: He throws the ball straight up in the air.
Riddle: What fruit can you never cheer up?
Answer: A blueberry.
Riddle: What sounds like a sneeze and is made out of leather?
Answer: A shoe.
Short Funny Riddles
Riddle: Why is England the wettest country?
Answer: Because the queen has reigned there for years!
Riddle: What always goes to sleep with shoes on?
Answer: A horse.
Riddle: Mr. Blue lives in the blue house. Mr. Yellow lives in the yellow house. Mr. Black lives in the black house. Who lives in the white house?
Answer: The president!
Riddle: What has a bottom at the top?
Answer: Your legs.
Riddle: What can make the octopus laugh?
Answer: Ten tickles (tentacles)!
Riddle: If two is company and three is a crowd, what is four and five?
Answer: Nine of course.
Riddle: How many letters are there in the English alphabet?
Answer: 18 letters! 3 in “the”, 7 in “English”, and 8 in “alphabet”.
Riddle: He is is six feet tall, he works at a butcher’s, and he wears size ten shoes. What does he weigh?
Riddle: Which is the most curious letter?
Riddle: What starts with an E, ends with an E and only has one letter in it?
Answer: An envelope
Riddle: There are two monkeys on a tree and one jumps off. Why does the other monkey jump too?
Answer: Monkey see monkey do.
Riddle: What runs but never walks?
Answer: A tap.
Riddle: What can you give a man with no hair that he will never part with?
Answer: A comb.
Riddle: What is full of holes but still holds water?
Answer: A sponge.
Riddle: What is a chickens favorite vegetable?
Answer: An eggplant.
Riddle: What type of hair do oceans have?
Riddle: What kind of vegetable needs a plumber?
Answer: A Leek.
Riddle: How far can a bear walk into the woods?
Riddle: What can run, but never walks? Has a mouth, but never talks? Has a head, but never weeps? Has a bed, but never sleeps?
Answer: A river.
Riddle: Which 5 letter words in the dictionary can be pronounced the same, even if it has 4 of its letters removed?
Riddle: Two fathers and two sons are in a car, yet there are only three people in the car. How?
Answer: They are a grandfather, father and son.
Riddle: What is something that you can easily hold in your right hand but never in your left hand?
Answer: Your left elbow.
Riddle: What has a horn but does not honk?
Riddle: Two coins add up to 30 cents and one of them isn’t a nickel. What are they?
Answer: A quarter and a nickel. The quarter isn’t a nickel.
Riddle: What bird can write?
Riddle: Forwards I am heavy, backwards I am not. What am I?
Riddle: What is red and smells like blue paint?
Answer: Red paint.
Riddle: The more of this there is, the less you see. What is it?
Riddle: Why did the man have to bury his torch?
Answer: Because the batteries were dead.
Funny Riddles That Make You Think
Riddle: If a red-house is made of red bricks, has a red wooden door, and a red roof, and a yellow-house is made of yellow bricks, has a yellow wooden door, and a yellow roof, then what is a green-house made of?
Riddle: What begins with the letter P, finishes with the letter E and has over a thousand letters in it?
Answer: Post Office.
Riddle: There’s a one-story house where everything inside is pink: pink walls, pink doors, pink floors, pink ceilings, pink windows, pink curtains, pink chairs, and pink tables. What color are the stairs?
Answer: There are none — it’s a one-story house.
Riddle: The man who made it doesn’t want it. The man who bought it doesn’t need it. The man who needs it doesn’t know it. What am I talking about?
Answer: A coffin.
Riddle: What has 3 letters and start with gas?
Answer: A car.
Riddle: With pointed fangs I sit and wait; with piercing force I crunch out fate; grabbing victims, proclaiming might; physically joining with a single bite. What am I?
Answer: A stapler.
Riddle: Why would a lady living in New Zealand never be buried in Australia?
Answer: Because she is living.
Riddle: I am the beginning of the end, and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation, and I surround every place. Who am I?
Answer: The letter E.
Riddle: 3 gentleman are out fishing in a boat when a rogue wave knock them all overboard and underwater. Only 1 got his hair wet. Why?
Answer: 2 of them were bald.
Riddle: If everyone decided to purchase only pink cars, what would we have?
Answer: A pink carnation.
Riddle: When is a door no longer a door?
Answer: When it is ajar.
Riddle: What is the main difference between a man who sells watches and a prison warden?
Answer: One sells watches, the other watches cells.
Riddle: Little Jimmy throws a tennis ball as hard and far as he can. the ball comes straight back to him. How does this happen?
Answer: Jimmy throws the ball directly upwards.
Riddle: What is so unbelievably fragile that just by speaking it’s name will break it?
Riddle: Walk on the living, they don’t even mumble. Walk on the dead and they mutter and grumble. What are they?
Riddle: There are 10 kids and a bowl with 10 oranges in it. How do divide up the oranges so that every kid gets and orange but one remains in the bowl?
Answer: You give 9 kids an orange each and you give the tenth kid the bowl with the orange in it.
Riddle: If life gets tough, what do you have that you can always count on?
Answer: Your fingers.
Riddle: Two boys are born to the same mother, on the exact same day, at the exact same time, in the exact same month and year but they are not twins. How is this possible?
Answer: They are part of a set of triplets.
Riddle: I have a head but no body, a heart but no blood. Just leaves and no branches, I grow without wood. What am I?
Riddle: A young man is learning to drive. He travels the wrong way down a one way street and passes a policeman. The policeman sees him but does nothing. Why?
Answer: The young man was walking.
Riddle: What starts with a T, ends with a T and is full of T?
Answer: A Teapot.
Riddle: There is a house with four walls. All of the walls are facing south. A bear is circling the house. What color is the bear?
Answer: White. If all walls of the house are facing south, the house must be on the North Pole, so the bear is a polar bear.
Riddle: I am weightless, but put me in a bucket and I will make it lighter. What am I?
Answer: A hole.
Riddle: When you want to use me, you throw me away. When you’re done using me, you bring me in. What am I?
Answer: An anchor.
Riddle: What has many hearts but no other organs?
Answer: A deck of cards.
Riddle: What sometimes freezes after it has been heated up?
Answer: A computer.
Riddle: You see a boat filled with people, yet there isn’t a single person on board. How is that possible?
Answer: All the people on the boat are married.
Riddle: What is the least spoken language?
Answer: Sign language
Riddle: Plucked from a fruit, bitter like a root, burning and bold, or even cold when sold. What am I?
Answer: Coffee beans.