bumble bumble  /ˈbəm bəl/


  1. (v) make a mess of, destroy or ruin
  2. (v) walk unsteadily
  3. (v) speak haltingly


  1. Mice eat bumble bees' nests.
  2. The Q and A was mere prelude to the flight-of-the-bumble-bee escapade at Carlton Beach a half-hour later.
  3. Also, a pigmy mousebumble-bee size.


  • Latest Westport property transfers: $11M total

    The Town Clerk's office reports the following property transfers took place May 20-May 24: 6 Bumble Bee Lane, sold to Bumble Bee Associates LLC by Sir Bumble-Bee LLC, $2,830,000 Total value of the properties sold is $11,075,899, generating conveyance taxes of $26,931.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Westport News


  1. "That was a good play, a fumble play, a bumble play I had to make," Green said. "I got lucky, and it went in."
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Jeff Green Source: USA Today

  2. "We won somehow, we held on," Spurrier said. "North Carolina didn't play very well in the first half, obviously. They had a lot of stumble-bumble plays around that gave us a chance to get a good lead, but they pretty much kicked us in the...
    on Oct 13, 2007 By: Steve Spurrier Source: Sports Network

  3. HL Mencken said Harding's rhetoric was "so bad that a sort of grandeur creeps into it. It drags itself out of the dark abysm of pish, and crawls insanely up the topmost pinnacle of posh. It is rumble and bumble. It is flap and doodle. It is balder...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: HL Mencken Source: World Magazine

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