[ bih-fuhd-l ]
/ bɪˈfʌd l /
verb (used with object), be·fud·dled, be·fud·dling.
to confuse, as with glib statements or arguments: politicians befuddling the public with campaign promises.
to make stupidly drunk.
Related formsbe·fud·dler, nounbe·fud·dle·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for befuddling
/ (bɪˈfʌdəl) /
to confuse, muddle, or perplex
to make stupid with drink
Derived Formsbefuddlement, noun
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