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ad·dle

 (ăd′l)
v. ad·dled, ad·dling, ad·dles
v.tr.
To cause (someone) to think unclearly; confuse: "My brain is a bit addled by whiskey" (Eugene O'Neill). See Synonyms at befuddle.
v.intr.
1. To become confused.
2. To become rotten, as an egg.

[From Middle English adel, rotten, from Old English adel, pool of excrement.]

addled

(ˈædəld)
adj
1. confused or muddled
2. not working properly, making one confused or muddled
3. old-fashioned rotten

addled

, muddled - Addled refers to mental confusion; muddled is anything confused or in a mess.
See also related terms for mess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.addled - (of eggs) no longer edibleaddled - (of eggs) no longer edible; "an addled egg"
stale - lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale"
2.addled - confused and vagueaddled - confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas"
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

addled

adjective confused, silly, foolish, at sea, bewildered, mixed-up, muddled, perplexed, flustered, befuddled You're talking to me like an addled romantic.

addled

adjective
Translations

addled

[ˈædld] ADJ
1. (= rotten) → huero, podrido
2. (= confused) [brain] → confuso, débil

addled

[ˈædəld] adj (British)
[egg] → pourri(e)
[brain] → brouillon(ne); [person] → aux idées confusesadd-on [ˈædɒn]
n
(= extra component) (for equipment, stereo, computer etc)option f
(= supplement) (to flight)supplément m
adj [fee, cost] → supplémentaire

addled

adj
brain, personbenebelt; (permanently) → verdummt
eggverdorben, faul