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[ad-l-pey-tid] /ˈæd lˌpeɪ tɪd/
Origin of addlepated
First recorded in 1620-30; addle + pate + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He wrote to Zio Giacomo, who said he was an addlepated and clot-headed imbecile.

    The Devourers Annie Vivanti Chartres
  • Seems to me you're an addlepated young fellow for a detective.

    In the Onyx Lobby Carolyn Wells
  • Not only was he direfully cursing the trio, but also the addlepated Medcroft and his own addlepated self.

    The Husbands of Edith

    George Barr McCutcheon
  • Seldom have I read such a ridiculous, solemn, addlepated Joseph Surface of a thing.

    The Real Gladstone J. Ewing Ritchie

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