[ fluhm-uhks ]
/ ˈflʌm əks /
verb (used with object) Informal.
to bewilder; confound; confuse.
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Origin of flummox
First recorded in 1830–40; origin uncertain
Words nearby flummox
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Example sentences from the Web for flummox
What wine to serve at Thanksgiving can flummox even the heartiest of gourmands.
British Dictionary definitions for flummox
/ (ˈflʌməks) /
(tr) to perplex or bewilder
Word Origin for flummox
C19: of unknown origin
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