baffle

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詞源[编辑]

原為Template:Unc。可能與法語 bafouer (to scorn)或過時法語 befer (嘲笑)相關,[1]經由蘇格蘭語bauchle (恥辱)[2]

發音[编辑]

  • IPA(幫助)/ˈbæfl̩/
  • 斷字:baf‧fle
  • 文檔
  • 韻部:-æfəl

動詞[编辑]

baffle(第三人稱單數簡單現在時 baffles,現在分詞 baffling,一般過去時及過去分詞 baffled

  1. 迷惑 [自17世紀]
    近義詞: 參見Thesaurus:confuse
    I am baffled by the contradictions and omissions in the instructions.
    (請為本使用例添加中文翻譯)
    • Template:RQ:Prescott Mexico
      computations, so difficult as to have baffled, till a comparatively recent period, the most enlightened nations
    • Template:RQ:Locke Conduct
      Every abstruse problem, every intricate question will not baffle, discourage or break it [the mind]
  1. baffle”, Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–present.
  2. baffle” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001