blundering

adjective

blun·​der·​ing ˈblən-d(ə-)riŋ How to pronounce blundering (audio)
: characterized by or prone to foolish or careless errors
a blundering fool
a blundering attempt
blunderingly adverb
blunderingly inept

Word History

First Known Use

1710, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of blundering was in 1710

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“Blundering.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blundering. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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