Origin of addlepated

First recorded in 1620–30; addle + pate + -ed3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for addlepated

Historical Examples of addlepated

  • 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