Definition of Muddleheaded

1. Adjective. Stupid and confused. "A confused puddingheaded, muddleheaded fellow"

Exact synonyms: Addlebrained, Addlepated, Puddingheaded
Similar to: Confused



Definition of Muddleheaded

1. Adjective. Confused, groggy, semi-conscious. ¹

2. Adjective. Foolish, stupid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Muddleheaded

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Muddleheaded

muddied
muddier
muddies
muddiest
muddily
muddiness
muddinesses
mudding
muddle
muddle-headed
muddle through
muddle up
muddled
muddled through
muddlehead
muddleheaded (current term)
muddleheadedly
muddleheadedness
muddleheads
muddler
muddlers
muddles
muddles through
muddlier
muddliest
muddling
muddling through
muddlingly
muddly

Literary usage of Muddleheaded

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Documents of Dissent: Chinese Political Thought Since Mao by James Chester Cheng (1980)
"He initially used criticism referring to Lin Piao as being of "Liu Shao- ch'i's ilk" and then let the masses follow through with muddleheaded criticism. ..."

2. Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe by Richard Felix Staar (1982)
"At the Front's seventh congress, Kadar issued a similar warning to all the "muddleheaded people" who might have the "desire to create a stir" in Hungary. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1888)
"It is quite conceivable that in the pedantic disputation a quick-witted youth might at times confound a muddleheaded senior whose intellect had grown ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1891)
"body of the most muddleheaded may fill a trench over which some day an historian of genius may pass to victory. And yet, and yet, the irresponsible young ..."

5. The Evening Post: A Century of Journalism by Allan Nevins (1922)
"The pace was not for the muddleheaded. But no one on the staff could hope to write quite like Mr. God- kin—with his wealth of ideas, ability to see a dozen ..."

6. Documents of Dissent: Chinese Political Thought Since Mao by James Chester Cheng (1980)
"He initially used criticism referring to Lin Piao as being of "Liu Shao- ch'i's ilk" and then let the masses follow through with muddleheaded criticism. ..."

7. Communist Regimes in Eastern Europe by Richard Felix Staar (1982)
"At the Front's seventh congress, Kadar issued a similar warning to all the "muddleheaded people" who might have the "desire to create a stir" in Hungary. ..."

8. The Gentleman's Magazine (1888)
"It is quite conceivable that in the pedantic disputation a quick-witted youth might at times confound a muddleheaded senior whose intellect had grown ..."

9. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1891)
"body of the most muddleheaded may fill a trench over which some day an historian of genius may pass to victory. And yet, and yet, the irresponsible young ..."

10. The Evening Post: A Century of Journalism by Allan Nevins (1922)
"The pace was not for the muddleheaded. But no one on the staff could hope to write quite like Mr. God- kin—with his wealth of ideas, ability to see a dozen ..."

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