Definitions for Boggleˈbɒg əl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bog•gleˈbɒg əl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling
(v.t.)to overwhelm or bewilder, as with magnitude or complexity:
boggles the imagination.
to bungle; botch.
(v.i.)to be overwhelmed.
to hesitate because of scruples, fear, etc.
(n.)an act of boggling.
Origin of boggle:
Ref: bogle .
startle with amazement or fear
hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear
flabbergast, boggle, bowl over(verb)
overcome with amazement
"This boggles the mind!"
To be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.
He boggled at the surprising news.
To confuse or mystify; overwhelm.
to stop or hesitate as if suddenly frightened, or in doubt, or impeded by unforeseen difficulties; to take alarm; to exhibit hesitancy and indecision
to do anything awkwardly or unskillfully
to play fast and loose; to dissemble
to embarrass with difficulties; to make a bungle or botch of