bamboozle (v.) Look up bamboozle at Dictionary.com
"to cheat, trick, swindle," 1703, originally a slang or cant word, of unknown origin. Perhaps Scottish from bombaze "perplex," related to bombast, or French embabouiner "to make a fool (literally 'baboon') of." Related: Bamboozled; bamboozler; bamboozling. As a noun from 1703.