Definitions for fumblingly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fum•bleˈfʌm bəl(v.; n.)-bled, -bling

  1. (v.i.)to feel or grope about clumsily:

    He fumbled in his pocket for the keys.

  2. to fail to hold a ball after having touched it or carried it, as in a baseball or football game.

    Category: Sport

  3. to do something clumsily or unsuccessfully; blunder or fail.

  4. (v.t.)to make, handle, etc., clumsily or ineffectively; botch:

    to fumble an attempt.

  5. to fail to hold (a ball) after having touched it or carried it.

    Category: Sport

  6. (n.)the act of fumbling.

  7. an act or instance of fumbling the ball.

    Category: Sport

Origin of fumble:

1500–10

fum′bling•ly(adv.)

Wiktionary

  1. fumblingly(Adverb)

    In a fumbling manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fumblingly(adverb)

    in the manner of one who fumbles

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