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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 manner; mumble.
to do (something) clumsily; botch.
an awkward blunder.
to make a buzzing, humming sound, as a bee.
to speak or do in a clumsy, muddled, or inefficient way: he bumbled his way through his speech
(intransitive) to proceed unsteadily; stumble
a blunder or botch
(intransitive) to make a humming sound


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