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addle

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈæd.l̩/ mainly humorous
to make someone feel confused and unable to think clearly: I think my brain's been addled by the heat!
addled
adjective uk   us   /ˈæd.l̩d/ mainly humorous
I'm afraid my sun-addled (= confused) brain couldn't make any sense of the instructions.
Translations of “addle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使昏亂, 使糊塗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使昏乱, 使糊涂…
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