Definition of 'fumble'
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He had a fumble around my bottom. The Sun (2014)It was usually a clumsy fumble under the sheets. The Sun (2012)Here are three fumbling attempts at an answer. Christianity Today (2000)That sounds quaint today but our grandkids will laugh at the idea of fumbling around for a remote control. The Sun (2013)It's bad enough to be reduced to fumbling around without electricity at any time. The Sun (2013)I was away with work the next day and had a drunken fumble with a guy on the rebound. The Sun (2014)Probably less drunken fumbling, though. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He found it difficult to explain to these strangers what he was doing in Afghanistan and fumbled awkwardly with his knife and fork. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)There was a lot of fumbling around and the alarms were set off inside - they kept interrupting and it was pretty awkward. The Sun (2015)I was fumbling around, as the audience murmured in disbelief. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also fumbled a Muamba shot and King had to come to his rescue by clearing off the line. The Sun (2008)But, at the same time, it is core to their appeal and not something they can fumble. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And as you fumble about with all the buttons on the centre console you won't be looking where you're going. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The way he has fumbled questions about his own tax will help the President as he attacks Republican support for tax cuts for the rich. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'fumble'
British English: fumble VERB
If you fumble for something or fumble with something, you try and reach for it or hold it in a clumsy way.
She crept from the bed and fumbled for her dressing gown.
Definition of fumble from the Collins English Dictionary
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