Meaning of BAFFLE in English
I. baf ‧ fle 1 /ˈbæf ə l/ BrE AmE verb [transitive]
[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Origin: Probably from Scottish English bawchill 'to criticize publicly' ]
if something baffles you, you cannot understand or explain it at all:
The question baffled me completely.
—baffled adjective :
We were all utterly baffled.
—baffling adjective :
a baffling mystery
—bafflement noun [uncountable]
II. baffle 2 BrE AmE noun [countable] technical
a board, sheet of metal etc that controls the flow of air, water, or sound into or out of something
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012