Addled - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈædld|  American pronunciation of the word addled
Brit.  |ˈadld|  British pronunciation of the word addled

adjective

- (of eggs) no longer edible

an addled egg

- confused and vague; used especially of thinking(syn: befuddled, muddled, muzzy, woolly, woolly-headed, wooly, wooly-minded)

your addled little brain

Examples

...my brain grew more and more addle as I made my way through the tax instructions...

It's a dangerous poison that's strong enough to addle the brain.

Their brains were addled with fear.

I suppose the shock had addled his poor old brain.

Something's addled your brains (=made you confused).

All that drink has addled his brains!

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