AskDefine | Define befuddle

Dictionary Definition

befuddle

Verb

1 be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher" [syn: confuse, throw, fox, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate]
2 make stupid with alcohol [syn: fuddle]

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English

Pronunciation

  • /bɪˈfʌdl/
    Rhymes with: -ʌdl

Verb

  1. to perplex or confuse (someone)
  2. to stupefy someone, especially with alcohol

Translations

perplex or confuse
stupefy

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