Not only was he direfully cursing the trio, but also the addlepated Medcroft and his own addlepated self.
The Husbands of Edith George Barr McCutcheon
He wrote to Zio Giacomo, who said he was an addlepated and clot-headed imbecile.
The Devourers Annie Vivanti Chartres
Seldom have I read such a ridiculous, solemn, addlepated Joseph Surface of a thing.
The Real Gladstone J. Ewing Ritchie
Seems to me you’re an addlepated young fellow for a detective.
In the Onyx Lobby Carolyn Wells
to make or become confused. to make or become rotten, as eggs. mentally confused; muddled. rotten: addle eggs. Historical Examples They are a bad mixture of French freedom and Spanish haughtiness which addles our brains. The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt The irresolute man is lifted from one place to another; so […]
to make or become confused. to make or become rotten, as eggs. mentally confused; muddled. rotten: addle eggs. Historical Examples And what in the world do you want to be addling your brains with a Latin grammar for, when there’s other need for your eyes? Clementina A.E.W. Mason She read feverishly all she could find […]