Definition of Dudder

1. v. t. To confuse or confound with noise.



2. v. i. To shiver or tremble; to dodder.

3. n. A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap and flashy goods pretended to be smuggled; a duffer.

Definition of Dudder

1. Noun. (UK dated) A peddler or hawker, especially of cheap and flashy goods pretended to be smuggled; a duffer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dudder

1. confusion [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dudder

1. To shiver or tremble; to dodder. "I dudder and shake like an aspen leaf." (Ford) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dudder

ductus reuniens
ductus semicirculares
ductus sublinguales minores
ductus sublingualis major
ductus submandibularis
ductus submaxillaris
ductus sudoriferus
ductus thoracicus
ductus thoracicus dexter
ductus thyroglossus
ductus utriculosaccularis
ductus venosus
ductwork
ductworks
dud
dudder (current term)
dudderies
dudders
duddery
duddie
duddier
duddiest
duddy
dude
dude ranch
dude rancher
dude ranches
dude up
duded
dudeen

Literary usage of Dudder

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1. English Botany, Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants by James Sowerby, John Thomas Boswell, Phebe Lankester, John William Salter (1866)
"... appears to be to mow all portions of the field where tlie dudder Las been seen to develop itself, and to do it before it can have produced seed. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"Dodder, dudder ... 'All in a dudder,' quite bewildered (HA—N. & SW (3) v. To deaden anything, as pain. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"Hence, dudman, a scarecrow or ragged fellow. dudder. ... All in a dudder," quite confounded. DUDDLE. (1) To wrap up warmly and unnecessarily ; to cuddle. ..."

4. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"(sv Deuce). dudder, to tremble, quake, shake. ... 'dudder' is a prov. word in various parts of Scotland and England, see EDD. ..."

5. The slang dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal by John Camden Hotten (1874)
"DUFFER was formerly synonymous with dudder, and was a general term given to pedlars. It is mentioned in the fratii/s of London (1760) as a word in frequent ..."

6. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"All in a dudder," quite confounded. DUDDLE. (1) To wrap up warmly and unnecessarily ; to cuddle. Ea»t. (2) To make lukewarm. Лог/Л. (3) A child's penis, ..."

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