fumble

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  • He also set a career-high with two forced fumbles during the season.
  • He was fumbling at the job when our men found and killed him. Cited from Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs
  • Coach me from time to time when you see me fumbling, won't you? Cited from Captivating Mary Carstairs, Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • There around the house some one was already coming, fumbling with his hands along the wall. Cited from Mother, by Maxim Gorky
  • Navy fumbled the ball on their own ten-yard line late in the quarter.
  • After fumbling about for a bit he tried a second, and then a third. Cited from Dracula, by Bram Stoker
  • He did not look around, but sat fumbling with his hat, his face very red. Cited from The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea, by Janet Aldridge
  • She broke from him and he heard her fumbling at the window. Cited from The Danger Trail, by James Oliver Curwood
  • The man inside was fumbling at the door and trying to get out. Cited from Frank Merriwell's Reward, by Burt L. Standish
  • When she had done so he put out his hand, fumbling for hers. Cited from The Breaking Point, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • In addition to the return he had forced three fumbles that season.
  • To study it is like fumbling in the love-letters of a dead man. Cited from The Defendant, by G.K. Chesterton
  • Then he stood with his back to me, fumbling with something that I could not see. Cited from The Amateur Cracksman, by E.W. Hornung
  • He was fumbling at reasons in order to try and get at her point of view. Cited from Who Cares?, by Cosmo Hamilton
  • Something told them he was fumbling his hat and that his head was bent. Cited from The Rose in the Ring, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He opened it and began fumbling about in it, looking for things. Cited from The Three Sisters, by May Sinclair
  • Some one was fumbling at the door; some one was coming in! Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • He stepped back from her and stood fumbling with his great hands. Cited from An Arkansas Planter, by Opie Percival Read
  • He fumbled the ball, fell to the ground, and held his right leg.
  • He had a confused idea that he had heard some one fumbling at his window. Cited from The Dozen from Lakerim, by Rupert Hughes
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Meaning of fumble

  • noun (sports) dropping the ball
  • verb Make one's way clumsily or blindly
    He fumbled towards the door
  • verb Handle clumsily
  • verb Drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder
    fumble a grounder