head–scratch·ing noun \ˈhed-ˌskra-chiŋ\
: puzzled contemplation <a lot of head–scratching going on>; also : confusion
First Known Use of HEAD-SCRATCHING
Related to HEAD-SCRATCHING
- bafflement, bamboozlement, befuddlement, bemusement, bewilderedness, bewilderment, confusedness, discombobulation, distraction, fog, head-scratching, maze [chiefly dialect], muddle, mystification, perplexity, puzzlement, tangle, whirl
Rhymes with HEAD-SCRATCHING
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