What does fumbling mean?

Definitions for fumbling
fum·bling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bungling, clumsy, fumbling, incompetent(adj)

    showing lack of skill or aptitude

    "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf"

Wiktionary

  1. fumbling(Noun)

    An instance of clumsiness, especially of the hands or fingers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fumbling

    of Fumble

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How to say fumbling in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumbling in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fumbling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fumbling in a Sentence

  1. Emily McDowell:

    The absolute worst thing you can do is nothing, that is so much worse than reaching out and fumbling or saying,' I don't know what to say, but I care and I want to be here for you.'.

  2. New Jersey:

    There's a lot of people concerned about Joe Biden's ability to carry the ball across the end line without fumbling.

  3. Rivka Gerwitz Little:

    When you take something like a transit card and you enable it with mobile, it makes it so much easier. We will stop the fumbling with Metrocards that we see every day.

  4. Neil Tangri:

    The focus is on collecting and disposing of plastics instead of reducing the quantity produced, japan has the opportunity to lead on this issue by reducing the production and use of plastic. They're fumbling the opportunity.

  5. John W. Gardner:

    We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure all your life.

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