Definition Of bamboozle


fool or cheat (someone).

Tom Sawyer bamboozled the neighborhood boys into doing it for him

Example Of bamboozle

  • A disc in the wrong box completely bamboozled me.

  • American bison are characteristically given to bamboozling other members of their species.

  • And yet despite the best efforts of America's would-be Ministry of Truthsters to bedazzle and bamboozle the American people, the plain light of reality seems to be shining through.

  • Another reason that I never used a taxi until well into adulthood was that the rules of tipping always bamboozled me.

  • ‘I don't know,’ I replied, which bamboozled him momentarily.

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