from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Chiefly Southern U.S. To confuse.
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- v. to confuse or fluster.
It is just barely conceivably possible that her decision is [gasp] a personal one, and isn't some part of a grand strategic plan to completely bumfuzzle the Obama administration.
My preferred style, no longer stylish: “‘This is an attempt to bumfuzzle,’ said the President.”
I could bitch about his buttering up wingnuts on the stimulus bill, but after watching this guy bumfuzzle The Clinton and Mccain campaigns with endless politik ju-jitsu, I suspect most of the reported 1/3 taxcuts will not end up in the final bill somehow, or will morph into something else, and Obama will still be able to say he’s being bi-partisan.