Definición de addle en Inglés

addle

Pronunciación /ˈadl/ /ˈædl/

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verbo

  • 1humorístico with object Make (someone) unable to think clearly; confuse.

    • ‘being in love must have addled your brain’
  • 2no object (of an egg) become rotten, producing no chick.

    • ‘the extremely hot and dry weather had caused the eggs to addle’

adjetivo

arcaico
  • (of an egg) rotten.

Origen

Middle English (in addle (adjective)): from Old English adela ‘liquid filth’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch aal and German Adel ‘mire, puddle’.