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Definition of flummox verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    flummox

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈflʌməks//
     
    [usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they flummox
     
    he / she / it flummoxes
     
    past simple flummoxed
     
     
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  1. 1(not used in the progressive tenses) flummox somebody
  2. 2(informal) to confuse someone so that they do not know what to say or do I was flummoxed by her question.
 
adjective
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