39 Eye Riddles with Answers

An eye for an eye makes the whole world go blind, but solving an eye-themed riddle definitely sharpens your mind.

That was a bad rhyme, but trust me, the riddles are not.

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Riddles about Eyes

  1. I’m not a spy but I watch you all the time, I’m in your face, yet I’m not a crime. What am I?

  2. In the day I open wide, in the night I keep things hidden. Without a light, I am useless. What am I?

  3. I come in pairs, but I’m never the same. I can show happiness or convey pain. What am I?

  4. I have a twin, but I am unique. I can show you the world, but I’m not a creek. What am I?

  5. I’m the window to your soul, but I’m not made of glass. I can show your emotions, but I’m not a mask. What am I?

  6. People say I’m expressive, but I don’t speak. I can be dressed up, but I’m not a cheek. What am I?

  7. I can be blue, brown, or green, sometimes I’m not what I seem. I can cry, but I don’t weep. What am I?

  8. I flutter like a butterfly, but I’m not an insect. I can help you see, but I’m not a spect. What am I?

  9. Found above your cheeks, I’m as deep as the ocean. I can be full of emotion, but I don’t have a potion. What am I?

  10. I’m in the center of your face, I hold a gaze but not an embrace. I am often colored, but I’m not a race. What am I?

  11. I’m surrounded by a forest, but no trees are in sight. I am the seer of truth, but I don’t need light. What am I?

  12. I am a shield and a protector, I flutter in the wind. I’m not a bird, but I can be trimmed. What am I?

  13. I am often made up, but I’m completely real. I show your thoughts, but I don’t reveal. What am I?

  14. I blink but never sleep, I weep but never speak. What am I?

  15. I’m not a camera, yet I focus to see. Surrounded by curtains, but not on TV. What am I?

  16. I have no legs, but I travel far. I have no hands, but I can point to a star. What am I?

  17. I can be bright or dark, I change with the light. I’m not a bulb, but I help with sight. What am I?

  18. In every face I’m found, I can be round or almond-bound. I’m not a nut, but I help you see what’s around. What am I?

  19. I’m in your face, but I’m not rude. I’m essential for your mood, I’m not a food. What am I?

  20. I’m not a book, but I can open and close. I protect a treasure, but I’m not a rose. What am I?

  21. You can find me on a face, I’m not a nose. I help to embrace, but I don’t impose. What am I?

  22. I’m a natural lens, but not on a camera. I adjust to light, but I’m not a lamppost. What am I?

  23. I’m often painted, but I’m not a wall. I express emotions, but I don’t bawl. What am I?

  24. I am a circle in a circle, often glowing bright. I change size with light, but I’m not a kite. What am I?

  25. I am a guardian of sight, quick to defend. I’m not a knight, but I can bend. What am I?

  26. I can be colorful or plain, I help you see near and far. I’m not a train, but I can be a star. What am I?

  27. I can wink but cannot flirt, I can blink but do not hurt. What am I?

  28. Often colorful, I hold a vision, yet I’m not a television. What am I?

  29. I’m not a spy, but I can reveal a lie. I’m in your head, but not in your thigh. What am I?

  30. I am round and often bright, I help you see things day and night. What am I?

  31. I can cry but have no sorrow, I can get wet but borrow no tear. What am I?

  32. With me, you can look, but not with a book. I am not a crook, yet I can be hooked. What am I?

  33. I am not a pearl, but I am round. I am in the face, but not in the ground. What am I?

  34. I can be green or blue, sometimes I tell the truth, sometimes I lie to you. What am I?

  35. I’m not a flashlight, but I help you see. In every face, I will be. What am I?

  36. I am often drawn, but I am not art. I am on your face, a very important part. What am I?

  37. Not a window, but I open wide. Not a door, but I can hide. What am I?

  38. I am not a jewel, but I can be a gem. Found on your face, not on a stem. What am I?

  39. I am not a ball, but I can roll. I am in your head, playing a vital role. What am I?


  1. Your eye

  2. An eyelid

  3. Eyes

  4. An eye

  5. The eye

  6. An eyebrow

  7. An iris

  8. An eyelash

  9. Eyes

  10. The iris

  11. An eyebrow

  12. Eyelashes

  13. An eye

  14. An eyelid

  15. An eye

  16. An eye

  17. The pupil

  18. An eye

  19. An eye

  20. Eyelids

  21. Eyes

  22. The pupil

  23. Eyelids or eyelashes

  24. The pupil

  25. An eyelid

  26. The iris

  27. An eyelid

  28. The iris

  29. An eye

  30. The pupil

  31. An eye

  32. An eye

  33. The iris

  34. An eye

  35. The eye

  36. An eyebrow or an eyelash

  37. An eyelid

  38. The eye

  39. The eye
39 Eye Riddles with Answers

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