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Adjective: addled  a-d(u)ld
  1. (of eggs) no longer edible
    "an addled egg"
     
  2. Confused and vague; used especially of thinking
    "your addled little brain";
    - befuddled, muddled, muzzy, woolly, wooly [N. Amer], woolly-headed, wooly-minded [N. Amer], woolly-minded
Verb: addle  a-d(u)l
  1. Mix up or confuse
    "He addled the issues";
    - muddle, puddle
     
  2. Become rotten
    "addled eggs"

See also: confused, stale

Type of: confuse, go bad, jumble, mix up, spoil

Encyclopedia: Addle