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Synonyms for bumbling

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Synonyms for bumbling

clumsily lacking in the ability to do or perform

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Synonyms for bumbling

lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands

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Veteran party MP Adrian Sanders added he needed to stop "bumbling along".
Part of "The Bumbling Traveller Adventure Series", Bumbling Through Borneo is a novel based on a true story, about an American architect on a once-in-a-lifetime journey through the depths of Borneo, along with a dedicated troupe of backpackers.
It's an affable yarn about a bumbling coke junkie's Caligula-like romp through the 1980s Manhattan art scene, but it won't be heralded for silken prose.
He finds Bush "humorously bumbling" and "tenuously engaged" -- "a college freshman bound for a keg party." He jabs politely at the president over his response to the anthrax attacks, finding his "demeanor yet again at odds with the gravity of the circumstances." Yet, by the end of the book, Bruni paints Bush as a "vibrant, probing leader" who "was turning into one of the most interesting presidents in decades" His thesis seems to be that by November, Bush had matured into a true president (hence the "odyssey" of the book's subtitle).
DAVID LLOYD's talent for bumbling along in his Accrington burr can even turn enemies into close pals - like it did with Mike Atherton.