muddleheaded

adjective
mud·​dle·​head·​ed | \ ˌmə-dᵊl-ˈhe-dəd How to pronounce muddleheaded (audio) \

Definition of muddleheaded

1 : mentally confused

Other Words from muddleheaded

muddleheadedly adverb
muddleheadedness noun

Examples of muddleheaded in a Sentence

a muddleheaded waiter gave us another party's bill
Recent Examples on the Web Gail Collins, writing with her usual almost-pristine ignorance in the New York Times, offers a very fine example of how muddleheaded progressives are on this issue. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, 10 Feb. 2022

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First Known Use of muddleheaded

1760, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Muddleheaded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muddleheaded. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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