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Adjective: fuddled  fú-d(u)ld
  1. [informal] Very drunk
    - besotted [archaic], blind drunk [informal], blotto [informal], crocked [N. Amer, informal], cockeyed [informal], loaded [N. Amer, informal], pie-eyed [informal], pissed [Brit, informal], pixilated [informal], plastered [informal], sloshed [informal], smashed [informal], soaked [informal], soused [informal], sozzled [informal], stiff [informal], tight [informal], wet [informal], lit up [slang], trolleyed [Brit, informal], mullered [Brit, informal], legless [Brit, informal], trollied [Brit, informal], bladdered [Brit, informal], screwed [informal], paralytic [Brit], stonkered [Austral, NZ, informal], fried [N. Amer, informal], swacked [N. Amer, informal], stinko [informal], hammered [informal], trashed [informal], pickled [informal], wasted [informal], stewed [informal], liquored up [N. Amer], tanked up [informal], steaming [informal], juiced [N. Amer, informal], out of it [Brit, informal], blitzed [informal], three sheets to the wind [informal], blootered [UK, dialect], bombed [informal], off one's face [Brit, informal], wrecked [Brit, informal], bevvied [Brit, informal], drunk, pixillated, half-seas-over [Brit, informal]
  2. Mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently
    "He fuddled himself at taverns";
    - confused
Verb: fuddle  fú-d(u)l
  1. Make stupid with alcohol
    - befuddle
  2. Consume alcohol
    "We were up fuddling all night";
    - hit the bottle [informal], drink, booze [informal]
  3. Confuse or leave at a loss because of something complex or difficult to understand
    "These questions fuddle even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate [informal], perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound

See also: addlebrained, addled, addlepated, befogged, befuddled, clouded, dazed, dazzled, drunk, gone, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, muddled, muddleheaded, muzzy, perplexed, puddingheaded, punch-drunk, ripped [informal], silly, skunked [informal], slaphappy [informal], spaced-out [informal], stunned, stupefied, stupid, trancelike, woolly, woolly-headed, woolly-minded, wooly [N. Amer], wooly-minded [N. Amer]

Type of: be, consume, have, inebriate, ingest, intoxicate, soak, take, take in

Encyclopedia: Fuddle