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fuddle


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fuddle  \Fud"dle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.,  {Fuddled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Fuddling}.]  [Perh.  formed  as  a  kind  of  dim.  of  full.  Cf 
  {Fuzzle}.] 
  To  make  foolish  by  drink;  to  cause  to  become  intoxicated. 
  [Colloq.] 
 
  I  am  too  fuddled  to  take  care  to  observe  your  orders 
  --Steele. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fuddle  \Fud"dle\,  v.  i. 
  To  drink  to  excess.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fuddle 
  v  1:  make  stupid  with  alcohol  [syn:  {befuddle}] 
  2:  consume  alcohol;  "We  were  up  drinking  all  night"  [syn:  {drink}, 
  {booze}] 
  3:  be  confusing  or  perplexing  to  cause  to  be  unable  to  think 
  clearly:  "These  questions  confuse  even  the  experts";  "This 
  question  completely  threw  me";  "This  question  befuddled 
  even  the  teacher"  [syn:  {confuse},  {throw},  {fox},  {befuddle}, 
  {bedevil},  {confound},  {discombobulate}] 




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