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Definition of puzzle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    puzzle somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they puzzle
    he / she / it puzzles
    past simple puzzled
    -ing form puzzling
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  1. 1to make someone feel confused because they do not understand something synonym baffle
  2. 2 What puzzles me is why he left the country without telling anyone.
  3. NAmE//ˈpʌzlɪŋ//
    adjective one of the most puzzling aspects of the crime
  4. Phrasal Verbspuzzle somethingoutpuzzle over/about something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: puzzle