Word of the Week: flummox (FLUM-uks)


(verb) Confuse

In Context

“The reason for math’s bad rap is that the very same teachers and parents who have psychic scars from their own inability to correctly memorize their multiplication tables in the fourth grade are today completely flummoxed by elementary school kids’ homework.”

— Esther J. Cepeda, The Record (Bergen County, New Jersey), 26 Apr. 2018