fuddle

verb
fud·dle | \ˈfə-dᵊl \
fuddled; fuddling\ˈfəd-liŋ, ˈfə-dᵊl-iŋ \

Definition of fuddle 

transitive verb

1 : to make drunk : intoxicate

2 : to make confused : muddle corridors, archways, recesses … combined to fuddle any sense of direction— Elizabeth Bowen

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Examples of fuddle in a Sentence

the hotel staff is completely fuddled by the guest's request for a dozen pillows

First Known Use of fuddle

1588, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

History and Etymology for fuddle

origin unknown

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Dictionary Entries near fuddle

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FUD

fud

fuddle

fuddled

fuddler

fuddy-duddy

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The first known use of fuddle was in 1588

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