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Meaning of BEFUDDLE

Pronunciation:  bi'fudl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  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"
  2. [v]  make stupid with alcohol

BEFUDDLE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bedevil, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, fuddle, throw
 See Also: amaze, baffle, be, beat, bewilder, demoralize, disorient, disorientate, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, inebriate, intoxicate, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, soak, stupefy, vex



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Be*fud"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befuddled}]
To becloud and confuse, as with liquor.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: addle, addle the wits, ball up, becloud, bedazzle, bemuse, besot, bewilder, bother, bug, cloud, confuse, daze, dazzle, discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, disorganize, disorient, distract, disturb, embarrass, entangle, flummox, flurry, fluster, flutter, fog, fuddle, fuss, inebriate, intoxicate, maze, mist, mix up, moider, muddle, perplex, perturb, pother, put out, raise hell, rattle, ruffle, throw into confusion, throw off, unsettle, upset