Example sentences for: addled

How can you use “addled” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The popular portrayal of bloated plutocrats has changed enormously in the last 150 years, devolving from the 19 th century's ferocious robber barons, to that guy on the Monopoly box who was always chasing his secretary around his desk in New Yorker cartoons, to the addled and ineffectual potbellies of Depression-era screwball comedy.

  • Such sentiments are practically the anthem of USA Today , which brings together the USA's "community of inquirers" faster than Jerry Springer unites addled families.

  • And the picture's final encounter, with a grotesquely addled Ricky, feels exploitative.

  • an utter hoot" (Janet Maslin, the New York Times ). With a voice "like Truman Capote on Seconal" (Dave Kehr, Daily News ), Adam Sandler regresses from the borderline maturity of The Wedding Singer back to his trademark sweet, addled, violent character--this time in a formula sports-loser-turned-sports-hero flick aimed at the fraternity/junior-high-school crowd.

  • But Chatterbox, his mind clearly addled by the heat (it's much cooler now) misinterpreted the rankings below "hottest-ever" of both worldwide temperatures and U.S. temperatures.


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