bungler bungler  /ˈbəŋɡ lər/


  • (n) someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence


  1. Like many gardeners, I am rather a bungler.
  2. Last summer Magi persuaded a Vatican colleague, Professor Deoclecio Redig de Campos, that the strange beast might be the result of overpainting by some unknown bungler.
  3. At home Chancellor Ludwig Erhard was under heavy attack from the Socialist opposition as a bungler who had failed his first serious foreign political test.


  • "Well, is it possible that Joel Fitzgibbon will ever tell the whole story? I would say no," Mr Turnbull told reporters. "It seems he only tells you the truth, or part of the truth, when he's been found out. He's been a bungler in terms of the...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Malcolm Turnbull Source: The Age

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