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Meaning of FUDDLE

Pronunciation:  '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]  consume alcohol; "We were up drinking all night"
  3. [v]  make stupid with alcohol

FUDDLE is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: bedevil, befuddle, befuddle, booze, confound, confuse, discombobulate, drink, fox, throw
 See Also: amaze, baffle, bar hop, be, beat, bewilder, bib, carry, claret, consume, demoralize, disorient, disorientate, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, have, hit it up, hold, inebriate, ingest, intoxicate, mystify, nonplus, perplex, port, pose, pub-crawl, puzzle, soak, souse, stupefy, take, take in, tipple, vex, wine



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fud"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p., {Fuddled}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Fuddling}.] [Perh. formed as a kind of dim. of full. Cf.
    To make foolish by drink; to cause to become intoxicated.
          I am too fuddled to take care to observe your orders.
  2. \Fud"dle\, v. i.
    To drink to excess. [Colloq.]
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