What does Boggle mean?

Definitions for Boggleˈbɒg əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Boggle.

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!"


  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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Boggle

    bog′l, v.i. to stop or hesitate as if at a bogle: to start with fright: to make difficulties about a thing: to equivocate.—n. a scruple, objection: a bungle.—n. Bogg′ler, one who boggles: a doubter: (Shak.) one who starts from the right path. [See Bogle.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Boggle in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Boggle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Martin Smith:

    Their compatriots included such beasts as Wiwaxia, a slug covered in leaf-like scales and towering spines; Anomalocaris, resembling a cross between a lobster and a can-opener; Nectocaris, a boggle-eyed two-armed squid, and Opabinia, which looks like a shrimp that swallowed a vacuum cleaner.

Images & Illustrations of Boggle

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Translations for Boggle

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • стряскам, плаша, стряскам се, плаша сеBulgarian
  • confondre's, estar confósCatalan, Valencian
  • být, zmaten, zmástCzech
  • glotzenGerman
  • kummastuttaa, tyrmistyttääFinnish
  • troubler, épater, être époustouflé, être confusFrench
  • clisg, breislichScottish Gaelic
  • संदेहHindi
  • לְהַסֵסHebrew
  • overdonderen, verbijsterd zijn, in de war zijn, verwarrenDutch
  • пугаться, поражаться, поражать, изумлятьRussian

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