Definition of baffle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    baffle

     verb
    verb
    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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  1. 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.
  2.  
    noun [uncountable] His reaction was one of bafflement.
  3.  
    adjective Some of the country's customs are baffling to outsiders.
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