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American English: /ˈmədlər/
British English: /ˈmʌd(ə)lə/

Translation of muddler in Spanish:


  • atolondrado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    aturullado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • This reviewer, however, questions whether Bryan was such a muddler as Secretary of State.
    • People get lazy, looking for a savior, and instead just end up with another muddler.
    • Evelyn Waugh might have dismissed them as pathetic muddlers who did not belong in the church.

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