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Fumble

Synonyms for fumble:

Sense 1

gum up, Grabble, Foozle, grab at, blooper, bloomer, catch at.

Sense 2

grasp at, fudge, boggle, undoing.

Sense 3

limp, stagger.

Sense 4

dip into, juggle, claw.

Sense 5

poke, shuffle.

Sense 6

muddle.

Sense 7

clutch.

Sense 9

foul.

Sense 27

catch.

ball up

botch up.

bollix up

bollocks up.

foul-up

foul up.

hesitate

stutter.

mess-up

mess up.

mishandle

mishandle.

struggle

flounder.

Other synonyms and related words:

clutch, boggle, bloomer, drift, boob, burn out, bungle, mollycoddle, shove off, louse up, stagger, baffle, featherbed, ruffle, error, shuffle, fault, deflower, go down on, boast, botch, misstep, screwup, stammer, despoil, ball up, bollocks, brick, heat up, gaffe, go bad, bollix, squander, baby, inaccuracy, gum up, flub, mistake, frustrate, shoot a line, muck, bilk, bollix up, botch up, blow, falter, coddle, poke, stutter, cosset, impair, fellate, miscue, blooper, indulge, bobble, foil, juggle, cross, bumble, fluff, corrupt, tease, claw, err, muck up, screw up, muddle, spoil, mar, plunder, ruffle up, brag, mismanage, clanger, vaunt, Grabble, rumple, gaff, lapse, try, cocker, mud, undoing, pamper, vitiate, trip, mess, bluster, blunder, hot up, Foozle, float, limp, goof, flounder, stumble, mishandle, fudge, gas, boo-boo, be adrift, thwart, shove along.

Sense 1 (noun)

try.

Sense 2 (noun)

poke, Grabble.

Sense 3 (noun)

fudge, muddle, shuffle, stagger, flounder, limp.

Sense 4 (noun)

slip up, err, boggle, gum up.

Sense 5 (noun)

bloomer, juggle, catch at, clutch, grasp at, blooper, Foozle, dip into, catch, grab at, claw.

fumble (noun)

fuck up, spoil, bollocks up, louse up, fluff, botch up, bumble, flub, ball up, bollix up, bollix, grope, bollocks, bobble, muck up, botch, foul up, mess up, screw up, bungle, blow, mishandle.

mistake (noun)

error.

bumble, mess up (verb)

feel, mishandle, botch, spoil, err, goof, flub, fluff, bungle, louse up, screw up, flounder, stumble, grope, bollix, mismanage.

contact (verb)

grope.

feel (verb)

finger, touch, respond, probe, sense, feel, undergo, handle, grope, experience.

Usage examples for fumble:

  • The Scoutmaster turned to fumble with some papers on his desk. - "The Boy Scouts Book of Stories", Various.
  • She dropped her head and began to fumble with her reins. - "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.

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