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Definition of "fuddle" [fud•dle]

  • To put into a state of confusion; befuddle. See Synonyms at confuse. (verb-transitive)
  • To make drunk; intoxicate. (verb-transitive)
  • To drink; tipple. (verb-intransitive)
  • A state of confusion or intoxication. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fuddle" in a sentence
  • "Hamla Ombashi is a corporal of the transport service, and "fuddle" is to sit down."
  • "In a lonesome land, where amusements are few and the nights long, the power to "fuddle" counts for much."
  • "In Robin: Search for a Hero no one bothered to fix the misdirected word balloons on page 32 that fuddle up a conversation between Tim and Dick Grayson."