from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Chiefly Southern U.S. To confuse.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to confuse or fluster.
Probably bum- (probably alteration of bamboozle) + fuzzle (perhaps blend of fuddle and fuzzy).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)