: made unclear or confusing : distorted or mixed up
//a garbled message
//&… scientific cranks—those folks who concoct garbled and grandiose pseudo-scientific theories …
//A garbled group of syllables came over the speaker.
//But so much happened afterward to him that his five-day drive from Cracow to Warsaw soon became a garbled fading memory.
//Since the algorithm relies on the absolute accuracy of everything it has read to build the file, garbled information could lead to any number of mistakes.