- The definition of befuddle means to confuse someone or to make something difficult to understand.
An example of befuddle is when you try to explain a complicated calculus problem to someone who doesn't know anything about calculus.
This student is befuddled by the problem on the board.
befuddle definition by Webster's New World
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- befuddlement noun
befuddle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb be·fud·dled, be·fud·dling, be·fud·dles
- To confuse; perplex. See Synonyms at confuse.
- To stupefy with or as if with alcoholic drink.