verb (used with or without object), ad·dled, ad·dling.
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Origin of addle
OTHER WORDS FROM addleun·ad·dled, adjective
Words nearby addle
Example sentences from the Web for addle
We gave it up when the puzzle threatened to addle our brains, and prepared to start away on our journey.The Campfire Girls Go Motoring|Hildegard G. Frey
And ever since he had been repeating to himself, “What do they addle?”A Month in Yorkshire|Walter White
Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat, and yet thy head hath been beaten as addle as an egg for quarrelling.Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet|William Shakespeare
My strong ale must have got into your addle pate with a vengeance.Windsor Castle|William Harrison Ainsworth
Then came a tender half-playful recommendation to his daughter not to addle her brains with overmuch thinking.Into the Highways and Hedges|F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)