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showing or marked by a lack of skill and tact (as in dealing with a situation)
  • my future father-in-law shook his head over my fumbled attempt to compliment his daughter
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fumbled

verb , past tense of fumble

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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
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2 to search for something blindly or uncertainly
  • the librarian fumbled for the light switch as she entered the dark room
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3 to make a mistake
  • just when it looked like he was going to get away with the ruse, he fumbled
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