- to confuse someone completely; to be too difficult or strange for someone to understand or explain baffle somebody His behavior baffles me. be baffled (as to) why, how, where, etc… I'm baffled as to why she hasn't called. I'm baffled why she hasn't called.
- noun [uncountable] His reaction was one of bafflement.
- adjective Some of the country's customs are baffling to outsiders.
NAmE//ˈbæfl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they baffle
he / she / it baffles
past simple baffled
-ing form baffling
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