As verbs the difference between muddle and nuddle
is that muddle
is to mix together, to mix up; to confuse while nuddle
is (uk|dialect) to walk quickly with the head bent forward.
As a noun muddle
is a mixture; a confusion; a garble.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To mix together, to mix up; to confuse.
- Young children tend to muddle their words.
To mash slightly for use in a cocktail.
To dabble in mud.
- He muddled the mint sprigs in the bottom of the glass.
To make turbid or muddy.
- (Jonathan Swift)
To think and act in a confused, aimless way.
To cloud or stupefy; to render stupid with liquor; to intoxicate partially.
- He did ill to muddle the water.
- Their old master Epicurus seems to have had his brains so muddled and confounded with them, that he scarce ever kept in the right way.
To waste or misuse, as one does who is stupid or intoxicated.
- often drunk, always muddled
- They muddle it [money] away without method or object, and without having anything to show for it.
* muddler (agent noun)
* muddle along
* muddle through
* muddle up
A mixture; a confusion; a garble.
- The muddle of nervous speech he uttered did not have much meaning.
(UK, dialect) To walk quickly with the head bent forward.