Adjective "Baffling" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Baffling


    Definition:

    1. to confuse, bewilder, or perplex: He was baffled by the technical language of the instructions.

    2. to frustrate or confound; thwart by creating confusion or bewilderment.

    3. to check or deflect the movement of (sound, light, fluids, etc.).

    4. to equip with a baffle or baffles.

    5. Obsolete. to cheat; trick. verb (used without object), baffled, baffling.

    6. to struggle ineffectually, as a ship in a gale. noun

    7. something that balks,

    Origin:
    baffle

    Examples:

    "attitudes can be baffling to foreigners."

    "names can be baffling about places."

    "attitudes can be baffling to things."

    "lists can be baffling."

    "trades can be baffling."

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