English noun: fuddle
|1.||fuddle (state) a confused multitude of things|
|Synonyms||clutter, jumble, mare's nest, muddle, smother, welter|
|Broader (hypernym)||disorder, disorderliness|
English verb: fuddle
|1.||fuddle (consumption) make stupid with alcohol|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s somebody|
|Broader (hypernym)||inebriate, intoxicate, soak|
|2.||fuddle (consumption) consume alcohol|
|Samples||We were up drinking all night.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s|
|Broader (hypernym)||consume, have, ingest, take, take in|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bar hop, bib, carry, claret, hit it up, hold, inebriate, port, pub-crawl, soak, souse, tank, tipple, wine|
|Verb group||drink, tope|
|3.||fuddle (cognition) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly|
|Samples||These questions confuse even the experts.|
This question completely threw me.
This question befuddled even the teacher.
|Synonyms||bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, throw|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Narrower (hyponym)||amaze, baffle, beat, bewilder, demoralize, disorient, disorientate, dumbfound, flummox, get, gravel, mystify, nonplus, perplex, pose, puzzle, stick, stupefy, vex|
|Verb group||confuse, disconcert, flurry, put off|