Definition of raddled in English:

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raddled

Pronunciation: /ˈradld/

adjective

(Of a person or their face) showing signs of age or fatigue: he’s beginning to look quite raddled
More example sentences
  • Unlike the raddled anti-heroes who dominate detective drama, Eddie lives harmoniously with his wife, mother and three daughters.
  • It's described as a ‘mutinous’ version of the 1798 epic, in which the raddled survivor of a crew lost at sea describes the ghastly consequences of shooting an albatross.
  • The newspaper quoted disgruntled, raddled hippies who complained that a police crackdown had squeezed out their regular supplies.

Origin

From raddle in the sense 'rouge', by association with its exaggerated use in makeup.

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Syllabification: rad·dled

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