Word:

Fumble

Fum´ble
v. i.1.To feel or grope about; to make awkward attempts to do or find something.
[imp. & p. p. Fumbled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Fumbling .]
Adams now began to fumble in his pockets.
- Fielding.
2.To grope about in perplexity; to seek awkwardly; as, to fumble for an excuse.
Alas! how he fumbles about the domains.
- Wordsworth.
3.To handle much; to play childishly; to turn over and over.
I saw him fumble with the sheets, and play with flowers.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To handle or manage awkwardly; to crowd or tumble together.
Noun1.fumble - (sports) dropping the ball
Synonyms: muff
Verb1.fumble - feel about uncertainly or blindly; "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom"
Synonyms: grope
2.fumble - make one's way clumsily or blindly; "He fumbled towards the door"
Synonyms: blunder
3.fumble - handle clumsily
4.fumble - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
5.fumble - drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder; "fumble a grounder"
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