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synonyms for bull in a china shop

  • botcher
  • bumbler
  • bungler
  • fumbler
  • stumbler
  • bungler
  • clod
  • dolt
  • duffer
  • fumbler
  • klutz
  • lummox
  • schlep
  • clumsy oaf
  • clunker
  • foozle
  • muffer
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How to use bull in a china shop in a sentence

But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The well-known "cock and bull" stories of small children are inspired by this love of strong effect.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Distance, the uncertain light, and imagination, magnified it to a high wall; high as the wall of China.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Then a fat, untidy old man appeared in the doorway of a cubicle within the shop, and Edwin Clayhanger blushed.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
I shipped for a voyage to Japan and China, and spent several more years trying to penetrate the forbidden fastnesses of Tibet.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
She wore a little red hood, and looked wistfully after Davy as the shop went out of sight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BULL IN A CHINA SHOP

  • botcher
  • bull in a china shop
  • bumbler
  • bungler
  • fumbler
  • stumbler
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.