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baffled, past participle; baffles, 3rd person singular present; baffling, present participle; baffled, past tense;
  1. Totally bewilder or perplex
    • - an unexplained occurrence that baffled everyone
  2. Restrain or regulate (a fluid, sound, etc.)
    • - to baffle the noise further, I pad the gunwales

  1. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; "obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"
  2. people who are frustrated and perplexed; "the children's faces clearly expressed the frustration of the baffled"
  3. (baffling) making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"
  4. Baffled! is a 1973 television movie intended as a pilot for a television series. The story is part of the occult detective sub-genre.
  5. thoroughly confused, puzzled; having baffles
  6. (baffling) puzzling and frustrating
  7. (Baffling) A “baffled” construction has fabric walls sewn between the top and bottom of the comforter cover, which both prevents the down from shifting and allows the down to fully loft.
  8. (Baffling) Light stopping walls in a telescope installed to prevent off-axis light reaching the eyepiece.
  9. (baffling) to frustrate by confusing or perplexing; stymie - The Knicks defense is baffling the Hawks.
  10. to defeat or check (as a person) by confusing or puzzling, to check or break the force or flow of by or as if by a baffle