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befuddle

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verb be·fud·dle \bi-ˈfə-dəl, bē-\

Definition of befuddle

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to muddle or stupefy with or as if with drink

  3. 2 :  confuse, perplex

befuddlement play \-mənt\ noun


Examples of befuddle in a sentence

  1. <most of the applicants were befuddled by the wording of one of the questions on the driving test>



1801

First Known Use of befuddle

1801


BEFUDDLE Defined for Kids

befuddle

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verb be·fud·dle \bi-ˈfə-dəl\

Definition of befuddle for Students

befuddledbefuddling

  1. :  confuse 1 <Your explanation befuddled me.>





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