a puzzle consisting of a picture, typically with a cardboard backing, that has been cut up into irregularly shaped pieces which must be put together again to re-form the picture
A puzzle consisting of a mass of irregularly shaped pieces of cardboard, plastic, or wood that form a picture when fitted together. Also called picture puzzle .
(plural jigsaw puzzles)
- A type of puzzle in which the aim is to reconstruct a picture that has been cut (originally, with a jigsaw) into many small interlocking pieces.
jigsaw + puzzle