1. [ verb ] feel about uncertainly or blindly
Synonyms: grope

"She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom"

Related terms: search grope_for grope
2. [ noun ] (baseball,sport,american football) dropping the ball (in baseball or football)
Synonyms: muff
Related terms: blunder baseball American_football
3. [ verb ] handle clumsily
Related terms: handle handle
4. [ verb ] make one's way clumsily or blindly
Synonyms: blunder

"He fumbled towards the door"

Related terms: pass
5. [ verb ] make a mess of, destroy or ruin
Synonyms: louse_up spoil fuck_up flub muck_up foul_up mess_up blunder bollocks_up mishandle blow bumble bungle botch_up fluff bobble bollix screw_up bollix_up bollocks ball_up muff botch

"I botched the dinner and we had to eat out" "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"

Related terms: fail blurt_out blunder spoil bungler fluff ballup screwup
6. [ verb ] (games) drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder in baseball

: "fumble a grounder"

Related terms: play baseball
Similar spelling:   fumbler