verb (used with object), fud·dled, fud·dling.
verb (used without object), fud·dled, fud·dling.
- fuddling cup,
Origin of fuddle
Examples from the Web for unfuddled
Happily he turned out a fair representative of his class, an intelligent and unfuddled cabby.The Black Bag|Louis Joseph Vance
Word Origin for fuddle
1580s, originally "to get drunk," later "to confuse as though with drink" (c.1600), of uncertain origin, perhaps from Low German fuddeln "work in a slovenly manner (as if drunk)," from fuddle "worthless cloth." The more common derivative befuddle appeared 1887. Related: Fuddled; fuddling.