AskDefine | Define flummox

Dictionary Definition

flummox v : be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me" [syn: perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound]

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  1. To confuse; to fluster; to flabbergast.


To confuse; to fluster; to flabbergast

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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