Examples of bungle in a Sentence
The government bungled badly in planning the campaign.
bungled the job the first time she tried to do it
Recent Examples of bungle from the Web
Kushner has had a few successes (like possibly saving NAFTA) and several major failures (such as failing to prevent Trump from ditching the Paris climate according and bungling a trip to Jerusalem).
No details were released, but the agreement marks Baylor's first settlement to resolve a cascade of lawsuits over the past 18 months by women who said they were attacked and had their cases ignored or bungled by the university for years.
The agreement is Baylor’s first settlement in a cascade of lawsuits filed over the past 18 months by women who said that they had been attacked and that their cases had been ignored or bungled by the university.
Other missteps have amounted to six years of bungling the KCI discussion.
The visit comes on the heels of the Israeli government’s bungled attempt earlier this year to arrange a goodwill visit of current NFL players, of which half eventually pulled out because of pressure from pro-Palestinian boycott activists.
This was bungled as far as the announcement, rather un-CBS-like, or at least what some associate with an older CBS News (Edward R. Morrow, etc.)
But, once again, President Donald Trump's administration bungled another seemingly simple task by omitting the name of Gauthier Destenay, the first gentleman of Luxembourg from the photo caption on Facebook.
The White House badly bungled the president's stunning firing of FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing the federal investigation into possible ties between Trump's campaign and Russia.
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Origin and Etymology of bungle
perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic banga to hammer
First Known Use: 1530See Words from the same year
BUNGLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bungle for English Language Learners
: to make mistakes in doing (something) : to not do (something) well or successfully
BUNGLE Defined for Kids
Definition of bungle for Students
: to act, do, make, or work badly bungled the job
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