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addled Line breaks: ad¦dled

Definition of addled in English:


1Unable to think clearly; confused: this might just be my addled brain playing tricks [in combination]: a drug-addled frat boy
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  • And yet he has a modicum of charm and a world of vulnerability beneath his gruff booze-addled exterior.
  • Billy Mack (Bill Nighy) almost steals the entire film as a foulmouthed, drug-addled rocker trying to rejuvenate his singing career.
  • But here you have it: possibly the lamest, most appalling show any coke-addled television executive could dream up.
2(Of an egg) rotten.
Example sentences
  • An addled eagle egg was recovered from an abandoned nest along the Androscoggin in Lewiston and submitted to analytical labs for contaminant testing.
  • On July 19, 2003 a non-viable, addled osprey egg was collected from a nest at the northern end of Upper Richardson Lake in Richardsontown Township in western Maine.
  • Addled eggs will remain unhatched.

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