What does befuddle mean?

Definitions for befuddle
bɪˈfʌd lbe·fud·dle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateverb

    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. befuddle, fuddleverb

    make stupid with alcohol


  1. befuddleverb

    to perplex or confuse (someone)

    The explanation left him completely befuddled.

  2. befuddleverb

    to stupefy someone, especially with alcohol


  1. befuddle

    Befuddle means to confuse, to perplex, or to cause to be unable to think clearly. It may involve misunderstanding, misleading, or complex information that can cause confusion or disorientation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Befuddleverb

    to becloud and confuse, as with liquor

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of befuddle in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of befuddle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  • обърквам, опиянявамBulgarian
  • omráčit, zmástCzech
  • verwirren, berauschenGerman
  • confundirSpanish
  • päihdyttää, häkellyttää, hämmentää, huumataFinnish
  • istupidire, confondere, sconcertare, ingarbugliare, annebbiareItalian
  • verdoven, verwarren, verbazen, verdwazenDutch
  • одурманивать, сбивать с толкуRussian

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