Fluster vs Bumfuzzle - What's the difference?

fluster | bumfuzzle |


As verbs the difference between fluster and bumfuzzle

is that fluster is while bumfuzzle is (chiefly|south midland|southern us) to confuse or fluster.

fluster

English

Verb

  • (dated) To make hot and rosy, as with drinking.
  • * Macaulay
  • His habit of flustering himself daily with claret.
  • (by extension) To confuse, befuddle, throw into panic by making overwrought with confusion.
  • He seemed to get flustered when speaking in front of too many people.
  • To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.
  • * South
  • The flustering , vainglorious Greeks.

    Derived terms

    * flustered (adjective) * flustering (adjective, present participle)

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    bumfuzzle

    English

    Verb

    (bumfuzzl)
  • (chiefly, South Midland, Southern US) to confuse or fluster.