verb (used without object), stumbled, stumbling.
to strike the foot against something, as in walking or running, so as to stagger or fall; trip.
to walk or go unsteadily:
to stumble down a dark passage.
to make a slip, mistake, or blunder, especially a sinful one:
to stumble over a question; to stumble and fall from grace.
to proceed in a hesitating or blundering manner, as in action or speech (often followed by along).
to discover or meet with accidentally or unexpectedly (usually followed by on, upon, or across):
They stumbled on a little village.
to falter or hesitate, as at an obstacle to progress or belief.
verb (used with object), stumbled, stumbling.
to cause to stumble; trip.
to give pause to; puzzle or perplex.
the act of stumbling.
a moral lapse or error.
a slip or blunder.
to trip or fall while walking or running
to walk in an awkward, unsteady, or unsure way
to make mistakes or hesitate in speech or actions
foll by across or upon. to come (across) by accident
to commit a grave mistake or sin
a false step, trip, or blunder
the act of stumbling
stuff the ballot box
noun 1. an obstacle or hindrance to progress, belief, or understanding. stumbling block noun 1. any impediment or obstacle stumbling block A hindrance or obstacle, as in His lack of a degree is a real stumbling block to his advancement. This term originally meant “a tree stump over which one trips.” Its figurative use dates […]
noun, British Slang. 1. something bogus or fraudulent. 2. a counterfeit coin or bill. 3. rubber check. noun 1. (slang) a forgery or cheat 2. (Irish, dialect) a poor bargain 3. (Scot) a stupid person 4. (Austral, slang) come a stumer, to crash financially
noun 1. standing timber with reference to its value. 2. the value of such timber. noun 1. (US & Canadian) standing timber or its value 2. (US & Canadian) the right to fell timber on another person’s land 3. (Canadian) a tax or royalty payable on each tree felled, esp on crown land
noun 1. a bed without posts.