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British English: /ˈmʌd(ə)l/
American English: /ˈmədl/

Translation of muddle in French:


  • 1 (mess)
    [figurative] (in administration)
    my documents are in a muddle
    mes documents sont en pagaille
    the clients' records have got into a terrible muddle
    les dossiers des clients sont dans une pagaille (informal) épouvantable
    what a muddle!
    quelle pagaille (informal)!
    your financial affairs are in a muddle
    vos affaires financières sont désordonnées
  • 2 (mix-up) there was a muddle over my hotel reservation
    il y a eu un malentendu à propos de ma réservation d'hôtel
  • 3 (mental confusion) See examples: to be in a muddle
    avoir les idées embrouillées
    to be in a muddle over ou about
    avoir les idées embrouillées à propos de
    to get into a muddle

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

muddle along


muddle through

se débrouiller

muddle up

1 muddle [something] up, muddle up [something] (disorder)
semer la pagaille (informal) dans
2 muddle [somebody] up (confuse)
embrouiller les idées de
to get something muddled up
s'embrouiller dans quelque chose
(dates, names)
I got you muddled up with Martin
je t'ai confondu avec Martin

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