Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb befuddle

2 senses of befuddle

Sense 1
confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate -- (be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 2
befuddle, fuddle -- (make stupid with alcohol)
       => intoxicate, soak, inebriate -- (make drunk (with alcoholic drinks))

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