Definition of puzzled in English:



  • Unable to understand; perplexed.

    ‘the questioners were met with puzzled looks’
    ‘she looked puzzled and angry with him’
    • ‘Looking surprised, a little boy peers at the elderly woman, who takes the puzzled gaze as a question.’
    • ‘The puzzled Marine tried to explain he had only X-funds allocated for silencers.’
    • ‘The question parallels the large question ringing in the ears of millions of puzzled Americans.’
    • ‘Stockdale's question was mistaken as the puzzled musings of a lost and confused man.’
    • ‘Well, it doesn't end with a rooftop concert played for a puzzled and scant audience of bystanders.’