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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of flummox.
  • adj. Confused, perplexed or flustered.


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  • Describing a state of confusion or being bewildered.

    June 15, 2009

  • flum·mox (flŭm'əks)
    tr.v. flum·moxed, flum·mox·ing, flum·mox·es Informal
    To confuse; perplex.

    Probably of English dialectal origin.

    flummoxed. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. (accessed: December 17, 2008).

    December 18, 2008