bamboozle definition, meaning - what is bamboozle in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “bamboozle”

See all translations

bamboozle

verb [T] uk   us   /bæmˈbuː.zl̩/ informal
to trick or deceive someone, often by confusing them : She was bamboozled into telling them her credit card number.
Translations of “bamboozle”
in Vietnamese lúng túng…
in Spanish engatusar, confundir…
in Thai หลอกลวง, ล่อลวง…
in Malaysian terpedaya…
in French mystifier…
in German verwirren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愚弄, 欺騙…
in Indonesian mengelabui, membingungkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愚弄, 欺骗…
(Definition of bamboozle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of bamboozle?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Kate Woodford,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More