fuddle


fud·dle

verb \ˈfə-dəl\
fud·dledfud·dling \ˈfəd-liŋ, ˈfə-dəl-iŋ\

Definition of FUDDLE

intransitive verb
:  booze, tipple
transitive verb
1
:  to make drunk :  intoxicate
2
:  to make confused :  muddle <corridors, archways, recesses … combined to fuddle any sense of direction — Elizabeth Bowen>

Examples of FUDDLE

  1. <the hotel staff is completely fuddled by the guest's request for a dozen pillows>

Origin of FUDDLE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1588

Rhymes with FUDDLE

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