verb (used with or without object), ad·dled, ad·dling.
Words nearby addle
Origin of addle
OTHER WORDS FROM addleun·ad·dled, adjective
Examples from the Web for addles
The irresolute man is lifted from one place to another; so hatcheth nothing, but addles all his actions.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
They are a bad mixture of French freedom and Spanish haughtiness which addles our brains.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The irresolute man hatches nothing, but addles all his actions.
I say, gently stealing my hand into his; "there is nothing that addles the brains like muddling over accounts, is there?"Nancy|Rhoda Broughton