stumblebum

noun stum·ble·bum \ ˈstəm-bəl-ˌbəm \
Updated on: 28 Mar 2018

Definition of stumblebum

: a clumsy or inept person; especially : an inept boxer

Examples of stumblebum in a Sentence

  1. His political opponents have portrayed him as an inept stumblebum.

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First Known Use of stumblebum

1932

in the meaning defined above

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Definition of stumblebum for English Language Learners

  • : a clumsy and stupid person


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