how to pronounce baffled


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the above transcription of baffled is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

baffled is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of baffled in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… don't i'm a little bit baffled by that …”

meanings of baffled


  1. Having baffles.
  2. Thoroughly confused, puzzled.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of baffle.

baffled frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word baffled occurs in english on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics baffled can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that baffled can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with baffled


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