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Riddles for Adults to Solve

These funny riddles for adults have matured, ripened, and generally come of age. From the saucy to the surprising these adult riddles are sure to be enjoyed by all the grown-ups in the room.  Use some of these top riddles for the ultimate scavenger hunt!

Riddle: A doctor and a bus driver are both in love with the same woman, an attractive girl named Sarah. The bus driver had to go on a long bus trip that would last a week. Before he left, he gave Sarah seven apples. Why?
Answer: An apple a day keeps the doctor away!
Riddle: A woman shoots her husband. Then she holds him underwater for over 5 minutes. Finally, she hangs him. But 5 minutes later they both go out together and enjoy a wonderful dinner together. How can this be?
Answer: The woman was a photographer. She shot a picture of her husband, developed it, and hung it up to dry.
Riddle: You have me today, Tomorrow you'll have more; As your time passes, I'm not easy to store; I don't take up space, But I'm only in one place; I am what you saw, But not what you see. What am I?
Answer: Memories.
Riddles for Adults
Riddle: If eleven plus two equals one, what does nine plus five equal?
Answer: 11 o'clock plus 2 hours = 1 o'clock 9 o'clock plus 5 hours = 2 o'clock
Riddle: What's at least 6 inches long, goes in your mouth, and is more fun if it vibrates?
Answer: A toothbrush. Come on.
Riddles for Adults
Riddle: If two snakes marry, what will their towels say?
Answer: Hiss and Hers.
Riddle: What goes in hard, comes out soft, and you blow continuously?
Answer: Bubble Gum.
Riddles for Adults
Riddle: You can touch me, You can break me, You should win me if you want to be mine. What am I?
Answer: A heart.
Riddle: I can't be bought, but I can be stolen with a glance. I'm worthless to one, but priceless to two. What am I?
Answer: Love.
Riddle: There was a man who wanted to prove his love to his wife. So, he climbed the highest mountain, swam the deepest ocean and walked the biggest desert. What do you think his wife said?
Answer: Nothing. She divorced him for never being at home.
Riddle: No matter how little or how much you use me, you change me every month. What am I?
Answer: A Calendar.
Riddle: What is harder to catch the faster you run?
Answer: Your breath!
Riddle: There is a brother and a sister. The boy wants to visit his father in jail, and the sister wants to visit her mother in the hospital. But they both are not allowed in the jail or hospital. All they have is a gun. What do they do?
Answer: The boy shoots the girl, and then the boy goes to jail for attempted murder and the girl goes to the hospital due to her injuries.
Riddle: Which three letters can frighten a thief away?
Answer: I C U (I See You!).
Riddle: What kind of running means walking?
Answer: Running out of gas!
Riddle: I may be simple, I may be complex; I may have a name, but no gender or sex; I am often a question, or statement as a setup; I tend to have an answer, 'til you find it I won't let up. What am I?
Answer: A riddle.
Riddle: What starts with a T, ends with a T and has T in it?
Answer: A teapot.
Riddle: What flowers are kissable?
Answer: Tulips (two-lips).
Riddle: What has cities, but no houses; forests, but no trees; and water, but no fish?
Answer: A map.
Riddle: If your uncle's sister is not your aunt, what relation is she to you?
Answer: Your mother.

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