a small bag worn on a belt, round the waist Usual US name fanny pack
(formerly) a bailiff or underbailiff employed in serving writs, making arrests, etc. noun (Brit, derogatory) (formerly) an officer employed to collect debts and arrest debtors for nonpayment n.
to bungle or blunder awkwardly; muddle: He somehow bumbled through two years of college. to stumble or stagger. to speak in a low, stuttering, halting manner; mumble. to do (something) clumsily; botch. an awkward blunder. to make a buzzing, humming sound, as a bee. Historical Examples Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) Charles Dickens Wandering […]
liable to make awkward blunders: a bumbling mechanic. clumsily incompetent or ineffectual: bumbling diplomacy. the act or practice of making blunders: The bumbling of their officers cost them the battle. to bungle or blunder awkwardly; muddle: He somehow bumbled through two years of college. to stumble or stagger. to speak in a low, stuttering, halting […]
a boat used in peddling provisions and small wares among vessels lying in port or offshore. Historical Examples A Gunner Aboard the “Yankee” Russell Doubleday noun any small boat used for ferrying supplies or goods for sale to a ship at anchor or at a mooring