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synonyms for bungling

  • amateurish
  • awkward
  • gauche
  • inapt
  • inept
  • inexpert
  • maladroit
  • unskillful
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How to use bungling in a sentence

And when ordinary fellows like you and me attempt to cope with their idiosyncrasies the result is bungling.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The fact was plain; it was a bungling job and better proved the Red Fox's guilt.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
The mildest noise they make reminds you of the filing of a saw with a bungling mechanic dragging the file on the back stroke.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
She took another bungling stitch in the petal of a white floss daisy.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
The Queen is a connoisseur in these matters, and there must be no bungling.
SHAKESPEARE'S CHRISTMAS GIFT TO QUEEN BESSANNA BENNESON MCMAHAN
He really appeared quite bungling when I knew all he was about.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
This bungling, barefaced attempt to destroy the steamer touched Mayo's pride as deeply as it stirred his wrath.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
I must see my doctor again to-day, of whose bungling I begin to tire.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
He executed the order without bungling, and returning stood before her, tendering the key.
MURDER IN ANY DEGREEOWEN JOHNSON
With the two, we shall be very unlucky or very bungling if we do not enlist her in our cause.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO BUNGLING

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