puzzleheaded

[puhz-uh l-hed-id]

adjective

having, deriving from, or characterized by confused thoughts or ideas.
given to or characterized by puzzling over common things.

Nearby words

  1. puzzle,
  2. puzzle box,
  3. puzzle jug,
  4. puzzle out,
  5. puzzled,
  6. puzzlement,
  7. puzzler,
  8. puzzling,
  9. puzzlingly,
  10. puzzolan

Origin of puzzleheaded

First recorded in 1775–85; puzzle + headed

Related formspuz·zle·head·ed·ness, noun

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