Definition of Flummox

1. Verb. Be a mystery or bewildering to. "The good news will flummox her"; "This question really stuck me"




Definition of Flummox

1. Verb. To confuse; to fluster; to flabbergast. ¹

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Definition of Flummox

1. to confuse [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: confuse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flummox

flume
flumed
flumen
flumes
flumethasone
flumethiazide
flumina
flumina pilorum
fluming
fluminous
flumioxazin
flummadiddle
flummadiddles
flummeries
flummox (current term)
flummoxed
flummoxes
flummoxing
flump
flump down
flumped
flumpence
flumpet
flumpets
flumping
flumps
flunami
flunamis
flunarizine

Literary usage of Flummox

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1. A Glossary of Words Pertaining to the Dialect of Mid-Yorshire: With Others by C. Clough Robinson (1876)
"flummox'd, pp of to flummox, to be reduced to a state of perplexity. ' He gat ina pinn'd iv a corner, wiv his hand o' ml ..."

2. Wild Wales: its people, language, and scenery by George Henry Borrow (1862)
"Regularly flummox them." " You do, Mr. ? Ah, I see you're a cute un. Glad to have met you." " I say, Mr., you have not told me from what county your ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1845)
"... of the way in which he had "flummox'd" old Jobson, his arch-enemy and railway rival; Mr Ginger favoured us with an imitation of a locomotive train, ..."

4. Author's & Printer's Dictionary: A Guide for Authors by Frederick Howard Collins (1912)
"... heraldic lily, not lys, nor flower- de-luce ; pi. fleurs-de- lis (not ital.). flummox*, to confound ..."

5. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"Blanc-mange is also called flummery. flummox. To overcome, frighten, bewilder, foil, disappoint, or mystify. Also, to maul, or mangle. Var. dial. ..."

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