Definitions for fumble

Definitions for (noun) fumble

Main entry: muff, fumble

Definition: (sports) dropping the ball

Definitions for (verb) fumble

Main entry: fumble

Definition: drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder

Usage: fumble a grounder

Main entry: fumble

Definition: handle clumsily

Main entry: fumble, grope

Definition: feel about uncertainly or blindly

Usage: She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom

Main entry: fumble, blunder

Definition: make one's way clumsily or blindly

Usage: He fumbled towards the door

Main entry: flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, ball up, spoil, screw up, mishandle, muck up, muff, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle

Definition: make a mess of, destroy or ruin

Usage: 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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