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verb as in botch

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As the xenobots bumble about, they can gather loose frog cells into spheres, which then coalesce into xenobots themselves.

The stumbles and bumbles have picked up in the sloppy conditions.

I bumbled my way through Super Rush racking up too many bogeys to count, but that’s okay because apart from its single-player campaign, otherwise known as Golf Adventure, I never felt any pressure to keep my scores below par.

Erica Scharrer, University of Massachusetts AmherstFrom Homer Simpson to Phil Dunphy, sitcom dads have long been known for being bumbling and inept.

When some small, edible creature such as an ant bumbles against the strand, it breaks loose from the ground.

Then he began to show me his drawings for the book that would become his last, Bumble-Ardy.

He fixed his eyes on Mrs. Corney as he said this; and if ever a beadle looked tender, Mr. Bumble was that beadle at that moment.

But dont you think out-of-door relief a very bad thing any way, Mr. Bumble?

Very nice animals, maam, replied Mr. Bumble, approvingly; so very domestic.

Mr. Bumble made no reply, but in a slow and dignified manner put his arm round the matrons waist.

Mr. Bumble tasted the medicine with a doubtful look; smacked his lips, took another taste, and put the cup down empty.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bumble, such as: bobble, bungle, stumble, blunder, jumble, and muffle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.