Definition of bamboozle:
trick, hoodwink, lead by the nose, beguile, play false, puzzle, dupe, fool, deceive, swindle, double-cross, confound, cozen, betray, four-flush, pull the wool over someone's eyes, take for a ride, delude, put something over on, have, confuse, mislead, bluff, lead astray, snow, humbug, baffle, juggle, take in, honest.
And then the judge had added to the life of the meeting, helping to bamboozle and make miserable a wretch of a witness who had been caught in the act of seeing the boat smashed with a fragment of rock, and was now, in consequence, being impaled alive by his lordship's assistance.- "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.
- "Mortal Coils", Aldous Huxley.
- "Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862", Adam Gurowski.