guddle

guddle

(ˈɡʌdəl)
vb
(Angling) to catch (fish) by groping with the hands under the banks or stones of a stream
n
a muddle; confusion
[C19: of unknown origin]
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guddle


Past participle: guddled
Gerund: guddling

Imperative
guddle
guddle
Present
I guddle
you guddle
he/she/it guddles
we guddle
you guddle
they guddle
Preterite
I guddled
you guddled
he/she/it guddled
we guddled
you guddled
they guddled
Present Continuous
I am guddling
you are guddling
he/she/it is guddling
we are guddling
you are guddling
they are guddling
Present Perfect
I have guddled
you have guddled
he/she/it has guddled
we have guddled
you have guddled
they have guddled
Past Continuous
I was guddling
you were guddling
he/she/it was guddling
we were guddling
you were guddling
they were guddling
Past Perfect
I had guddled
you had guddled
he/she/it had guddled
we had guddled
you had guddled
they had guddled
Future
I will guddle
you will guddle
he/she/it will guddle
we will guddle
you will guddle
they will guddle
Future Perfect
I will have guddled
you will have guddled
he/she/it will have guddled
we will have guddled
you will have guddled
they will have guddled
Future Continuous
I will be guddling
you will be guddling
he/she/it will be guddling
we will be guddling
you will be guddling
they will be guddling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been guddling
you have been guddling
he/she/it has been guddling
we have been guddling
you have been guddling
they have been guddling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been guddling
you will have been guddling
he/she/it will have been guddling
we will have been guddling
you will have been guddling
they will have been guddling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been guddling
you had been guddling
he/she/it had been guddling
we had been guddling
you had been guddling
they had been guddling
Conditional
I would guddle
you would guddle
he/she/it would guddle
we would guddle
you would guddle
they would guddle
Past Conditional
I would have guddled
you would have guddled
he/she/it would have guddled
we would have guddled
you would have guddled
they would have guddled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Translations

guddle

(Scot)
vt fishmit den Händen fangen
n (inf: = mess) → Durcheinander nt; this room’s (in) a guddlein diesem Zimmer herrscht das reinste Durcheinander (inf)
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