"addle" Definition

  1. n. Liquid filth; mire.
  2. n. Lees; dregs.
  3. a. Having lost the power of development, and become rotten, as eggs; putrid. Hence: Unfruitful or confused, as brains; muddled.
  4. v. t. & i. To make addle; to grow addle; to muddle; as, he addled his brain.
  5. v. t. & i. To earn by labor.
  6. v. t. & i. To thrive or grow; to ripen.

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Position in dictionary: 1504 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., a., v. t. & i., v. t. & i., v. t. & i.,
Words that start with "addle": 9
Words that end with "addle": 21
Words that contain "addle": 52
Next words in dictionary: addle-brain, addle-brained, addle-head, addle-headed, addle-pate
Previous words in dictionary: additory, additive, addititious, additionary, additionally

English Dictionary Definition of addle

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