Definition of puzzle-pated in English:

puzzle-pated

adjective

archaic
  • = puzzle-headed.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Giles Jacob (bap. 1686, d. 1744), legal and literary author. Originally from puzzle + pate + -ed. In later use perhaps partly also from puzzle-pate + -ed.

Pronunciation

puzzle-pated

/ˈpʌzlpeɪtɪd/