Meaning of bumbaze in English:

bumbaze

(also bumbaize, bumbase)

Pronunciation /bʌmˈbeɪz/

verb

Scottish
  • To confuse; to perplex, bewilder; to confound, stupefy.

    The adjective has been more common than the verb since at least the end of the 18th century.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Bridges (?1536–1618), bishop of Oxford. Origin unknown.