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.] [1913 Webster]

I am too fuddled to take care to observe your orders. --Steele. [1913 Webster]

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  • fuddled — [[t]fʌ̱d(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is fuddled cannot think clearly, for example because they are very tired or slightly drunk. Fuddled by brandy, her brain fumbled over the events of the night …   English dictionary

  • fuddled — Synonyms and related words: addlebrained, addled, addleheaded, addlepated, afflicted, apish, asinine, at a loss, baffled, bamboozled, batty, beat, beclouded, befooled, befuddled, beguiled, bent, besotted, boiled, bombed, boozy, brainless,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fuddled — Mawdesley Glossary helplessly drunk …   English dialects glossary

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  • fuddled — fud|dled [ fʌdld ] adjective INFORMAL unable to think clearly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fuddled — fud·dled || fÊŒdld adj. confused; intoxicated, drunk fud·dle || fÊŒdl n. confusion, muddled state v. intoxicate; confuse, muddle; drink until intoxicated, get drunk …   English contemporary dictionary

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