What Am I

2320 riddles

Riddles where you have to find out what is being described.

What must you always buy, but never want to use?
What has a head and a tail, but can never see its tail?
I reach for the sky, but clutch to the ground; sometimes I leave, but I am always around. What am I?
Violet, indigo, blue and green, yellow, orange and red; these are my colors you see after the storm has fled.

What am I?
A very pretty thing am I, fluttering in the pale-blue sky. Delicate, fragile on the wing, indeed I am a pretty thing. What am I?
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I sleep by day, I fly by night. I have no feathers to aid my flight. What am I?

Three brothers share a family sport: a non-stop marathon.

The oldest one is fat and short and trudges slowly on.
The middle brother's tall, slim, and keeps a steady pace.
The youngest runs just like the wind, speeding through the race.

"He's young in years, we let him run," The other brothers say "Cause though he's surely number one, he's second, in some way."

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I drift forever with the current; down these long canals they've made; tame, yet wild, I run elusive, multitasking to your aid.

Before I came, the world was darker, colder, sometimes, rougher, true. But though I might make living easy, I'm good at killing people too.
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The Pope has it but he does not use it. Your father has it but your mother uses it. Nuns do not need it. Arnold Schwarzenegger has a big one, but Michael J. Fox's is quite small. What is it?
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I can be quick and then I'm deadly, I am a rock, shell and bone medley. If I was made into a man, I'd make people dream, I gather in my millions by ocean, sea and stream.