clutter, jumble, muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, welter, smother(noun)
a confused multitude of things
fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fish(verb)
informal terms for a difficult situation
"he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
make into a puddle
addle, muddle, puddle(verb)
mix up or confuse
"He muddled the issues"
A mixture; a confusion; a garble.
The muddle of nervous speech he uttered did not have much meaning.
To mix together, to mix up; to confuse.
The tiny speakers tend to muddle the words.
To mash slightly for use in a cocktail.
He muddled the mint sprigs in the bottom of the glass.
to make turbid, or muddy, as water
to cloud or stupefy; to render stupid with liquor; to intoxicate partially
to waste or misuse, as one does who is stupid or intoxicated
to mix confusedly; to confuse; to make a mess of; as, to muddle matters; also, to perplex; to mystify
to dabble in mud
to think and act in a confused, aimless way
a state of being turbid or confused; hence, intellectual cloudiness or dullness
Origin: [From Mud.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mud′l, v.t. to render muddy or foul, as water: to confuse, esp. with liquor: to waste, squander, misuse.—v.i. to potter about.—n. confusion, mess: mental confusion, bewilderment.—n. Mudd′lehead, a blockhead.—adv. Muddlehead′edly.—n. Muddlehead′edness. [Freq. of mud.]
The numerical value of muddle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of muddle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- Wirrwarr, verwirrenGerman
- sekasotku, sotkea, sekoittaa, sotkuFinnish
- confondre, mélangerFrench
- cuir tro-chèileScottish Gaelic
- imbrogliare, impasticciare, guazzabuglio, casino, ingarbugliare, pastrocchio, pateracchio, pasticcio, intruglio, pastrocchiare, aggrovigliare, pasticciare, arruffareItalian
- wirwar, verwarren, door mekaar mengen, warboelDutch
- încâlci, a face confuz, încurcaRomanian
- röra, oreda, virrvarrSwedish
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