verb (used with or without object), ad·dled, ad·dling.
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Origin of addle
OTHER WORDS FROM addleun·ad·dled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for addle
It finally looks like New York, which is perpetually addled by traffic, will be constructing a new expressway.
Iggy's relatively mature response to this drug-addled drivel?Who Dat, Who Dat? It’s Snoop Dogg Saying Misogynistic Things to I-G-G-Y|Amy Zimmerman|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People worked all hours, often addled with booze and drugs, and casual sex was readily available.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Similarly irresistible to newscasters was the notion of drug-addled newborns—and warnings of a “crack baby” epidemic.
The context of you being a mixed-up, hormone-addled seventh-grader when you read it, alone in your bedroom.Lifetime’s ‘Flowers in the Attic’ Review: The Incest Is There, The Strange Magic Is Not|Andrew Romano|January 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Colonel L'Estrange, who had been there about a fortnight before, found two addled eggs, but saw no birds.Birds of Guernsey (1879)|Cecil Smith
I know ye make a dandy good district marshal, but ye are slippin'—goin' addled 'bout this funeral business.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
His brain must be addled by having had too much to drink this morning.
Come, tell me in what decent tavern you have addled your brain?
Now in my poor addled brain I had an idea you were engaged for to-night at your aunt's, Lady Blackfriars'.The Title|Arnold Bennett