Translation of baffle in Spanish:

baffle

desconcertar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈbaf(ə)l//ˈbæfəl/

transitive verb

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    (perplex)
    (experts/investigators) desconcertar
    it baffles me how they escaped no me explico cómo se escaparon
    • What baffles me about not only this article, but millions like it, is that people who obviously know nothing about a subject nonetheless spout off about it.
    • His abilities as an advocate evoked general admiration, though he did not succeed in baffling the prosecution.
    • Miss Woodhouse said she had been left distraught by the cold-blooded murder, which has baffled police.
    • Fashion still baffles me and probably always will.
    • These are great examples of modern slang dreamed up in the playground as a new means of confusing already baffled parents.
    • It was an amazing turnabout that must have left Tramore baffled and bewildered as to how they left this game behind them.
    • But none of the puzzles are so stupidly designed as to totally baffle players.
    • Now I know that everyone else is as baffled as me, the need for an explanation seems less pressing.
    • He quits his job only to come back, albeit reluctantly, when a series of grisly murders baffles the police force.
    • Police baffled by the murder of a North Yorkshire man have turned to national TV in the hope of tracking down the killer.
    • Many critics doubted the wisdom in signing the Celtic player at all, but they were totally baffled at the decision to hose him with money.
    • They will be totally baffled and will need a lawyer to know what it means.
    • The murder has baffled police, who still have no motive and no suspect for the shooting.
    • They may come out with some piece of conceptual art that baffles everyone.
    • He made sure it would be a draw last Sunday when he baffled everyone by not giving a blatant free to Cork in the last minute.
    • Sometimes this country completely baffles me.
    • Would they do a complete about-face and baffle everyone?
    • Of course, there are those who seek not to enlighten, but to habitually and purposefully obfuscate in order to baffle a client or weary public into submission.
    • The sudden outbreak of illness since the beginning of the month is still baffling the experts.
    • You get the distinct impression that the cops are as baffled by the intractability of it all as everyone else.
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    (frustrate)
    (efforts/attempts) frustrar
    they managed to baffle their pursuers consiguieron despistar a sus perseguidores

noun

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    Audio
    bafle masculine
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    Mechanics
    deflector masculine