maffle

verb
maf·​fle | \ ˈmafəl\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of maffle

intransitive verb

now dialectal, England : to speak indistinctly : mumble, stammer

transitive verb

now dialectal, England : to cause to become confused or bewildered

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History and Etymology for maffle

Middle English mafflen, probably of imitative origin

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“Maffle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maffle. Accessed 2 December 2019.

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