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Word of the Day 04/27/21 Bamboozle

Bamboozle (verb)
bamboozle [ bam-boo-zuhl ]


verb (used with object), bam·boo·zled, bam·boo·zling.
1. to deceive or get the better of (someone) by trickery, flattery, or the like; humbug; hoodwink (often followed by into): They bamboozled us into joining the club.
2. to perplex; mystify; confound.

verb (used without object), bam·boo·zled, bam·boo·zling.
3. to practice trickery, deception, cozenage, or the like: He has been known to bamboozle, so I don't trust him.

SYNONYMS FOR BAMBOOZLE
See synonyms for: bamboozle / bamboozled / bamboozlement on Thesaurus.com

1. gyp, dupe, trick, cheat, swindle, defraud, flimflam, hoax, gull, rook; delude, mislead, fool.
2. befog, bewilder, puzzle, baffle, dumbfound.

Origin: First recorded in 1695–1705; origin uncertain

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