Synonyms for bamboozle
Antonyms for bamboozle
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BAMBOOZLE
Instead, she was inclined to boast over her ability to bamboozle men at her will.
But this precious story with which you've tried to bamboozle us is not complete.
He could bamboozle anyone, could Joe—it was for all the world like magic.
“We may bamboozle the scoundrel, and succeed where others have failed,” observed the dominie.
Another word, bamboozle, has been a sore difficulty with lexicographers.
It is not so with us artists; they could not bamboozle us in this way.
In vain did the philosopher try to bamboozle me into the belief that "it was lard."
But many modern adventuresses have been able to bamboozle the mighty.
A government may bamboozle it or dodge it, but it cannot openly oppose it.
He saw he could not fool or bamboozle me in the slightest degree.
1703, originally a slang or cant word, perhaps Scottish from bombaze "perplex," related to bombast, or French embabouiner "to make a fool (literally 'baboon') of." Related: Bamboozled; bamboozling. As a noun from 1703.
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