[ dis-kuhm-bob-yuh-leyt ]
/ ˌdɪs kəmˈbɒb yəˌleɪt /
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Definition of discombobulate
verb (used with object), dis·com·bob·u·lat·ed, dis·com·bob·u·lat·ing.
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Origin of discombobulate
OTHER WORDS FROM discombobulatedis·com·bob·u·la·tion [dis-kuhm-bob-yuh-ley-shuhn], /ˌdɪs kəmˌbɒb yəˈleɪ ʃən/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for discombobulate
/ (ˌdɪskəmˈbɒbjʊˌleɪt) /
(tr) informal, mainly US and Canadian to throw into confusion
Word Origin for discombobulate
C20: probably a whimsical alteration of discompose or discomfit
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