As verbs the difference between fluster and bumfuzzle
is that fluster
is while bumfuzzle
is (chiefly|south midland|southern us) to confuse or fluster.
(dated) To make hot and rosy, as with drinking.
(by extension) To confuse, befuddle, throw into panic by making overwrought with confusion.
- His habit of flustering himself daily with claret.
To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.
- He seemed to get flustered when speaking in front of too many people.
- The flustering , vainglorious Greeks.
* flustered (adjective)
* flustering (adjective, present participle)
(chiefly, South Midland, Southern US) to confuse or fluster.