Fumbling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʌmblɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word fumbling
Brit.  |ˈfʌmblɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word fumbling
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to fumble

adjective

- showing lack of skill or aptitude(syn: bungling, clumsy, incompetent)

his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf

Examples

his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf

He was fumbling about in his pocket for the key.

I was fumbling with the key as I couldn't see where the lock was in the dark.

Never lose time fumbling about something.

She dressed, her cold fingers fumbling with the buttons.

I very soon tarnished the coin by fumbling it between my hot, moist fingers.

...fumbling around in the semidarkness...

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