from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Befuddled; confused.
- adj. Eccentric; peculiar: "[Her] estates . . . are odes to addlepated excess, a melange of priceless antiques and thrift-store horrors” ( Michelle Green).
- adj. Senseless; mad: "led the addlepated charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava” ( Thomas Flanagan).
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- adj. Addled; confused; stupid; flustered.
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- adj. stupid and confused
addle + pated (Wiktionary)