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    baffle

    baffle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word baffle

    Definition
    (noun) a flat plate that controls or directs the flow of fluid or energy
    Synonyms : baffle board
    Definition
    (verb) be a mystery or bewildering to
    Example Sentence
    • This beats me!
    • Got me--I don't know the answer!
    • a vexing problem
    • This question really stuck me
    Definition
    (verb) hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    Synonyms : bilk , cross , foil , frustrate , queer , scotch , spoil , thwart
    Example Sentence
    • What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge
    • foil your opponent
    Definition
    (verb) check the emission of (sound)
    Synonyms : regulate
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for baffle

baffal=bad+fal(hindi)fruit...a bad fruit frustates u

baffle sounds like buffalo and a wild buffalo can really frustrate you with his crazy actions.

baffle sounds like be + fool. Everybody knows that a fool is always confused and frusturated while trying to understand / do something new.

Baffle = frustrate = bewilder. Now u can imagine about a Buffalo getting wild...

when you eat baffla(e) ,you overeat & get frustrated on the cook afterwards, who made you eat so much.

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Buffalo on the road baffled me.

baffle sounds like battle so we get frusteted during battle time.....

similar to BEFUDDLE

BAFFLE sounds like ba ba fool i.e father confused.

baffle- just assume that zyada baafle(dal-bafle) khane se frustration hota hai :P

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