[ ad-ld ]
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  1. confused, especially mentally:Given her addled state, the police discounted much of what the witness had to say.

  2. (of an egg) not able to produce viable young:One of the nests had two chicks and two addled eggs.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of addle.

Origin of addled


Other words from addled

  • un·ad·dled, adjective

Words Nearby addled Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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