fud·​dle | \ ˈfə-dᵊl How to pronounce fuddle (audio) \
fuddled; fuddling\ ˈfəd-​liŋ How to pronounce fuddling (audio) , 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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The first known use of fuddle was in 1588

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something of little or no value

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