puzzleheaded

[ puhz-uh l-hed-id ]
/ ˈpʌz əlˌhɛd ɪd /

adjective

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

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Origin of puzzleheaded

First recorded in 1775–85; puzzle + headed

OTHER WORDS FROM puzzleheaded

puz·zle·head·ed·ness, noun

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