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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (sports) dropping the ball v. - Drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder; Handle clumsily; Feel about uncertainly or blindly; Make one's way clumsily or blindly; Make a mess of, destroy or ruin.

Usage examples (36)
  • fumble a grounder
  • Later, I managed to catch a fumble from a cluster of all-too-eager fellow nerds.
  • Short recovery of Martin fumble at New York Jets 35
  • I’d helped her ever since her rheumatism began to make her what she called fumble-fisted. for more
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