bumbling

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An act of bumbling, a mistake or error especially through clumsiness
Present participle of bumble
{s} awkward, clumsy; boastful, self-important (taken from a character in a Dickens novel)
not skillful in physical movement especially with the hands; "a bumbling mechanic"; "a bungling performance"; "ham-handed governmental interference"; "could scarcely empty a scuttle of ashes, so handless was the poor creature"- Mary H
Vorse
If you describe a person or their behaviour as bumbling, you mean that they behave in a confused, disorganized way, making mistakes and usually not achieving anything. a clumsy, bumbling, inarticulate figure. behaving in a careless way and making a lot of mistakes
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To act in an inept, clumsy or inexpert manner; to make mistakes

Spiders build webs and wait for insects to bumble into them.

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A bumble-bee
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{f} stumble, plod, be pulled along; make an error, commit a blunder; stammer, mumble, stutter
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make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
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To boom, as a bittern; to buzz, as a fly
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speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
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walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"
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speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room
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The bittern
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A confusion, jumble
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To make a hollow or humming noise, like that of a bumblebee; to cry as a bittern
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+ bumble around bumble around When someone bumbles around or bumbles about, they behave in a confused, disorganized way, making mistakes and usually not achieving anything. Most of us are novices on the computer -- just bumbling about on them
bumbling

    Silbentrennung

    bum·bling

    Türkische aussprache

    bʌmblîng

    Aussprache

    /ˈbəmbləɴɢ/ /ˈbʌmblɪŋ/

    Etymologie

    [ 'b&m-b&l ] (intransitive verb.) 15th century. Middle English bomblen to boom, of imitative origin.

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