how to pronounce baffle


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the above transcription of baffle 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.

baffle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of baffle in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… will baffle most people but give you a …”

meanings of baffle


  1. To hoodwink or deceive (someone).
  2. To struggle in vain.
  3. To publicly disgrace, especially of a recreant knight.
  4. To foil; to thwart.
  5. To bewilder completely; to confuse or perplex.


  1. A lever for operating the throttle valve of a winding engine.
  2. An architectural feature designed to confuse enemies or make them vulnerable.
  3. A device used to dampen the effects of such things as sound, light, or fluid. Specifically, a baffle is a surface which is placed inside an open area to inhibit direct motion from one part to another, without preventing motion altogether.

baffle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word baffle occurs in english on average 0.6 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 baffle 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 baffle can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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