Definitions for baffle

Definitions for (noun) baffle

Main entry: baffle, baffle board

Definition: a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy

Definitions for (verb) baffle

Main entry: regulate, baffle

Definition: check the emission of (sound)

Main entry: dumbfound, bewilder, baffle, beat, amaze, puzzle, pose, mystify, nonplus, perplex, stick, stupefy, flummox, gravel, get, vex

Definition: be a mystery or bewildering to

Usage: This beats me!; Got me--I don't know the answer!; a vexing problem; This question really stuck me

Main entry: spoil, scotch, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, foil, frustrate, cross

Definition: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

Usage: What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge; foil your opponent

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