ferdutzt

[ fer-duhtst ]
/ fərˈdʌtst /

adjective Chiefly Pennsylvania German Area.

confused; bewildered.

Nearby words

  1. ferdinand the catholic,
  2. ferdinand v,
  3. ferdinand vi,
  4. ferdinand vii,
  5. ferdus,
  6. fere,
  7. feretory,
  8. fergana,
  9. fergus,
  10. fergus falls

Origin of ferdutzt

< Pennsylvania German, German verdutzt bewildered, nonplussed < Middle Dutch, past participle of verdotten to confuse; akin to dote

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