Definitions for Boggleˈbɒg əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bog•gleˈbɒg əl(v.; n.)-gled, -gling

  1. (v.t.)to overwhelm or bewilder, as with magnitude or complexity:

    boggles the imagination.

  2. to bungle; botch.

  3. (v.i.)to be overwhelmed.

  4. to hesitate because of scruples, fear, etc.

  5. (n.)an act of boggling.

Origin of boggle:

1590–1600

bog′gler(n.)

bog•gleˈbɒg əl(n.)

  1. Ref: bogle .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boggle(verb)

    startle with amazement or fear

  2. boggle(verb)

    hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear

  3. flabbergast, boggle, bowl over(verb)

    overcome with amazement

    "This boggles the mind!"

Wiktionary

  1. boggle(Verb)

    To be bewildered, dumbfounded, or confused.

    He boggled at the surprising news.

  2. boggle(Verb)

    To confuse or mystify; overwhelm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Boggle(noun)

    to stop or hesitate as if suddenly frightened, or in doubt, or impeded by unforeseen difficulties; to take alarm; to exhibit hesitancy and indecision

  2. Boggle(noun)

    to do anything awkwardly or unskillfully

  3. Boggle(noun)

    to play fast and loose; to dissemble

  4. Boggle(verb)

    to embarrass with difficulties; to make a bungle or botch of

Freebase

  1. Boggle

    Boggle is a word game designed by Allan Turoff, and trademarked by Parker Brothers, a division of Hasbro. The game is played using a plastic grid of lettered dice, in which players attempt to find words in sequences of adjacent letters.

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