60 Best Leprechaun Riddles With Answers!

Last Updated on February 16, 2024 by Michele Tripple

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These Leprechaun riddles are just what you have been searching for. You may find yourself scratching your head this St. Patrick’s Day as you try and solve these riddles about Leprechauns!

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Are you a lover of riddles? If so, then you are going to love these Leprechaun riddles. These are perfect for both kids and adults and include some easy Leprechaun riddles to some difficult ones that are sure to stump you as you are trying to solve them!

These riddles are perfect for sharing with your friends and family. Our family loves sharing them at the dinner table, in the car, or while we are hanging out! Not only that, but these make the perfect icebreakers! Pair these with emoji riddles and our logic riddles for even more fun!

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The Best Leprechaun Riddles

  • An Irish fairy is what I am. Just a little bearded man. When people see me on this day “Stay away from my gold,” is what I’ll say. What am I? A Leprechaun
  • I’m hidden, but I’m not buried. I hold treasure, but no gems. Leprechauns protect me, but I’m not Lucky Charms. What am I? A pot of gold.
  • Why do leprechauns enjoy recycling? Because they like to go green!
  • What genre of music do leprechauns like to listen to? Shamrock ‘n’ roll!
  • What is a leprechaun’s favorite cereal? Lucky Charms, of course!
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  • What baseball position do leprechauns play? Shortstop!
  • What kind of coin did the leprechaun put in the vending machine? A lepre-coin!
  • What did the leprechauns use to get to the moon? A sham-rocket!
  • Why is it impossible to ask a leprechaun to borrow money? They are always a little short!
  • Why did the leprechaun get the job as a secretary? They were good at shorthand!
  • What did the leprechaun use to get to the pot of gold before the Irishman? A shortcut!
  • How many gold coins can a leprechaun put in an empty pot? One, then it isn’t empty anymore!
  • Why did the Leprechaun quit making donuts? He was tired of the hole business.
  • What does a leprechaun call a happy man wearing green? A Jolly Green Giant
  • A green jacket covers my arms. Don’t ever steal my Lucky Charms. Who am I? A leprechaun.
  • What do leprechauns love to barbecue? Short ribs!
  • Do leprechauns make good secretaries? Sure, they’re great at shorthand!
  • Why do leprechauns have pots o’gold? They like to “go” first class!
  • Which leprechaun wears the biggest shoes? The one with the biggest feet!
  • What do you call a ten foot leprechaun who carries a large club? Sir!
  • What do you call a diseased Irish criminal? A leper con
  • Why do leprechauns hide behind 4-leafclovers and not 3-leafclovers? They need all the luck they can get!
  • Why do leprechauns giggle when they play soccer? Cause the grass tickles their balls.
  • How did the leprechaun beat the Irishman to the pot of gold? He took a shortcut!
  • What does the weatherman always say to a leprechaun? How’s the weather down there.
  • What does a leprechaun call a tall happy man wearing green? The Jolly Green Giant.
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  • Did you hear about the leprechaun who worked at the diner? He was a short order cook.
  • Why didn’t the leprechaun mind ending up in jail? One set of bars was as good as another.
  • What do you call a leprechaun’s vacation home? A  Lepre-condo.
  • Do leprechauns get angry when you make fun of their height? Only a little.
  • Im curved but Im not a banana. Im mentioned in the first book of the Bible but Im not a snake. Im colorful but Im not a parrot. Im mentioned in a Wizard Of Oz song but Im not a Yellow Brick Road. Im found near a leprechaun but Im not a pot of gold. What am I? I am a rainbow.
  • Im green but Im not a leprechaun. I have lights but Im not a car. I have a skirt but Im not a girl. I have things hanging on me but Im not a clothes hanger. I have branches but Im not a bank. I have needles but no thread. What am I? A Christmas tree
  • How can you tell if a leprechaun is having a good time? He is Dublin over with laughter!
  • What did the leprechaun do for a living? He was a short-order cook!
  • Why can’t you borrow money from a leprechaun? Because they’re always a little short!
  • What did the leprechaun say when the video game ended? Game clover.
  • What do you call leprechauns who collect aluminum cans, used newspapers, and plastic bottles? Wee-cyclers
  • Who can catch a bad leprechaun? An under-clover cop.
  • What did the leprechaun say on March 17? Irish you a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
  • Why did the leprechaun go outside? To sit on his paddy-o.
  • What happens when a leprechaun falls in a river? He gets wet.
  • Why don’t leprechauns like leftovers? They prefer left-clovers.
  • What did the naughty kid say on St. Patrick’s Day? The leprechauns made me do it!
  • What would you get if you crossed a leprechaun with a Texan? A pot of chili at the end of the rainbow!
  • What would you get if you crossed a leprechaun with a frog? A little green man with a croak of gold!
  • Did you hear about the leprechaun who went to jail? He was a lepre-con!
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  • Why did the leprechaun stand on the potato? To keep from falling in the stew!
  • Why are leprechauns so hard to get along with? Because they’re very short-tempered!
  • What do you get when two leprechauns have a conversation? A lot of small talk!
  • What did the leprechaun say to the elf? How’s the weather up there?
  • Why did the man cross the road? Because there was a leprechaun on the other side with a pot of gold.
  • Why did the leprechaun turn down a bowl of soup? Because he already had a pot of gold!
  • Why did the leprechaun walk out of the house? He wanted to sit on the Paddy O’!
  • Why do leprechauns hate running? They’d rather jig than jog!
  • Why are so many leprechauns florists? They have green thumbs!
  • When does a leprechaun cross the road? When it turns green!
  • Why did the leprechaun climb over the rainbow? To get to the other side!
  • How can you tell if a leprechaun likes your joke? He’s Dublin over with laughter!
  • What kind of spells do leprechauns use? Lucky Charms!
  • I have a beard but I’m not Santa. I have a green jacket but I don’t play golf. I have red hair but I’m not Ron Weasley. I have lots of gold but I’m not a pirate. I’m associated with rainbows but I’m not Noah. What am I? Leprechaun

What are some of your favorite Leprechaun riddles? Share in the comments so that we can add them to the list!

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