Definition of bumbling
: awkwardly blundering or faltering a bumbling speaker : prone to or marked by foolish mistakes a bumbling attempt to fix the problem … many Americans see the F.D.A. as bumbling and inefficient … — Herbert Burkholz
bumblinglyadverb … none of them truly wants him in her home while he tries, bumblingly, to get his act together … — Laura Collins-Hughes
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