Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Stupid; muddled. An equivalent form is addle-pated.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Perhaps no one is interested in hearing what they have to say when there are so many glittering, addle-headed young celebrities around to pay attention to instead, but it is enough to have that knowledge and to take wry satisfaction, rather than umbrage, at the self-deceptions of the young.

    I hope when I finally grow up that I will become a Real Old Person | Tim Lott

  • Read Rupert's book to finish off the pernicious myth that nonprofit social enterprises are run by addle-headed leaders without high performance standards.

    Jonathan Lewis: The Social Entrepreneur's Handbook

  • Balatta and Vngngn - the latter the addle-headed young chief who was ruled by Ngurn, and who, whispered intrigue had it, was the son of Ngurn.

    THE RED ONE

  • Read Rupert's book to finish off the pernicious myth that nonprofit social enterprises are run by addle-headed leaders without high performance standards.

    Jonathan Lewis: The Social Entrepreneur's Handbook

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    ON THE BUBBLE WITH ALEXANDRA SOKOLOFF

  • To Jill Dunbar and Jenny Feder, the founders of Three Lives, for forgiving me when I was late or forgot to show up at all, addle-headed college student that I was; for giving me my first taste of working at an independent bookstore; for showing me what a partnership could look like.

    Archive 2009-11-26

  • To Jill Dunbar and Jenny Feder, the founders of Three Lives, for forgiving me when I was late or forgot to show up at all, addle-headed college student that I was; for giving me my first taste of working at an independent bookstore; for showing me what a partnership could look like.

    The Other Giving Thanks Post.

  • What I see there, as a fairly detached part-time employeee, is trainers far removed from the stereotype of Gramsci-intoxicated marxists addle-headed with trendy theory, but rather, decent, pragmatic people who have dedicated their lives to education and whose sole aim is to equip trainees with the skills neccesary to teach.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The Times expects its readers to be able to cleanly delineate the editorial board's endorsements (and who has any idea who's even on the Times editorial board?) from its election news coverage, but we're so addle-headed that we can't possibly distinguish the board's endorsements from those of the regular editorial columnists.

    Ruth Hochberger: The Times, Protecting Us From Our Befuddled Selves

  • What I see there, as a fairly detached part-time employeee, is trainers far removed from the stereotype of Gramsci-intoxicated marxists addle-headed with trendy theory, but rather, decent, pragmatic people who have dedicated their lives to education and whose sole aim is to equip trainees with the skills neccesary to teach.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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