from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To confuse or puzzle mentally. See Synonyms at puzzle.
- transitive v. To make obscure or mysterious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to thoroughly confuse, befuddle, or bewilder
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To involve in mystery; to make obscure or difficult to understand.
- transitive v. To perplex the mind of; to puzzle; to impose upon the credulity of; to baffle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To perplex purposely; play on the credulity of; bewilder; befog.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be a mystery or bewildering to
- v. make mysterious
French mystifier : mystère, mystery (from Latin mystērium; see mystery1) + -fier, -fy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French mystifier, from Ancient Greek μυστικός (mystikos, "secret, mystic") + Latin -ficare. (Wiktionary)