- n. 失败
- vt. 使狼狈；使混乱；使惶惑
- vi. 出现错误；失败
词源不详。可能来自辅音丛fl, 扑腾，拍打，词源同flap, flounce, flimflam. 引申词义混乱，迷糊。
- flummox (v.)
- 1837, cant word, also flummux, of uncertain origin, probably risen out of a British dialect (OED finds candidate words in Herefordshire, Gloucestershire, southern Cheshire, and Sheffield). "The formation seems to be onomatopœic, expressive of the notion of throwing down roughly and untidily" [OED]. Related: Flummoxed; flummoxing.
- 1. She can flummox anybody by the lip.
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