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  Words related to fumble

Related / Similar Words: muff, grope, blunder, botch, bumble, botch up, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up

 

Definition:
  • (sports) dropping the ball;
  • drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder; "fumble a grounder";
  • handle clumsily;
  • feel about uncertainly or blindly; "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom";
  • make one''s way clumsily or blindly; "He fumbled towards the door";
  • make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement";

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    See Also: grope for, scrabble

     

    Derivational Morphology: muff, grope, blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, foul-up, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo, ballup, balls-up, cockup, mess-up, fluff, bungler, blunderer, fumbler, bumbler, stumbler, sad sack, botcher, butcher, spoil, spoiling, spoilage, screwup

     

     
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