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fumble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fumble


fumble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fumble

  1. 1 to make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way her assistant fumbled the party plans by getting the time wrong on the invitations Synonyms of fumble blow, bobble, boggle, bollix (up), boot, bugger (up), bumble, bungle, butcher, dub, flub, fluff, foozle, foul up, botch, goof (up), louse up, mangle, mess (up), muck up, muff, murder, screw upWords Related to fumble blunder, gum (up), muddle, piffle; blemish, blight, damage, flaw, harm, hurt, impair, injure, mar, mutilate, ruin, spoil, vitiate; destroy, wreck; mishandle, mismanageNear Antonyms of fumble ameliorate, better, enhance, help, improve, meliorate, rectify, refine, reform, remedy; doctor, fix, patch, recondition, renovate, repair, revamp

  2. 2 to search for something blindly or uncertainly the librarian fumbled for the light switch as she entered the dark room Synonyms of fumble feel, fish, grope, scrabbleWords Related to fumble grabble; cast about, hunt, look, reach, seek (out); capture, clutch, corral, get, grab, nab, nail, seize, snatch; comb, dig (through), dredge, rake, ransack, rifle, rummage, scour

  3. 3 to make a mistake just when it looked like he was going to get away with the ruse, he fumbled Synonyms of fumble blunder, boob [British], flub, fluff, foul up, err, goof (up), louse up, mess (up), screw up, slip up, stumble, tripWords Related to fumble nod; bobble, botch, bungle, butcher, foozle, mangle, mishandle, muff, murder; miscalculate, misconceive, miscount, miscue, misdeem, misgauge, misjudge, mistake; misconstrue, misinterpret, misunderstand



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