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English definition of “fuddle”

fuddle

verb [T] uk   /ˈfʌd.l̩/ informal us  
to confuse someone and make them unable to think clearly: The heat had fuddled my brain.

fuddle

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈfʌd.l̩/ informal us  
a confused state: Sometimes he gets in a fuddle and then he can't find things.
(Definition of fuddle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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