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1bumble

verb bum·ble \ˈbəm-bəl\
bum·bledbum·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of BUMBLE

intransitive verb
1
:  buzz
2
:  drone, rumble

Origin of BUMBLE

Middle English bomblen to boom, of imitative origin
First Known Use: 15th century

2bumble

verb
bumbledbumbling

Definition of BUMBLE

intransitive verb
1
:  blunder; specifically :  to speak ineptly in a stuttering and faltering manner
2
:  to proceed unsteadily :  stumble
transitive verb
:  bungle
bum·bler \-b(ə-)lər\ noun
bum·bling·ly \-b(ə-)liŋ-lē\ adverb

Origin of BUMBLE

perhaps alteration of bungle
First Known Use: 1532

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