bumbling

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adjective bum·bling \ˈbəm-b(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of bumbling

  1. :  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

bumblingly

adverb … none of them truly wants him in her home while he tries, bumblingly, to get his act together … — Laura Collins-Hughes

1886

First Known Use of bumbling

1886


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