What does besot mean?

besot meaning in General Dictionary

To make sottish in order to make dull or stupid to stupefy to infatuate

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  • make lifeless or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
  • to produce sottish; to make lifeless or stupid; to stupefy; to infatuate.

besot meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"affect with a foolish manifestation," 1570s, from be- + sot. Relevant: Besotted; besotting.


besot meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To make sottish; to produce lifeless or stupid; to stupefy; to infatuate.