Meaning of BAFFLE in English

BAFFLE

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a puzzled/baffled/bewildered expression (= one that shows you are confused or cannot understand something )

I can still recall Dan’s baffled expression when I asked him for an answer.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

The disease has baffled doctors, who are unable to treat it.

The exact nature of black holes continues to baffle scientists.

The fact that none of the neighbors ever reported the abuse has baffled authorities.

We've spent weeks investigating this case and it's got us completely baffled.

What baffles me is how anyone could escape from the jail in broad daylight.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

The fountain's archer is one of the city's top attractions, a status that baffles all who live here.

The mysterious phenomenon of long marriage baffled him.

What baffles me is how few of them can spell.

II. noun

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And it is important to make sure that zips have a generous baffle behind them to prevent cold spots.

Cheaper bags often have small thin baffles which can flatten away from the zip or none at all.

Eberle described fish ladders as custom-built, aluminum or wood water chutes with baffles.

The Osmenas had hung lengths of cloth from the ceiling in overlapping rows as sound baffles.

The shoulder baffle is easy to adjust and comfortable.

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