- v make a mess of, destroy or ruin
- v walk unsteadily
- v speak haltingly
- s lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands
a bumbling mechanic
- Albert Einstein: Person of the Century: He was the iconic 20th century scientist, the bumbling professor with the German accent, a comic clich in a thousand films.
- Ever since General Ne Win tossed bumbling Premier U Nu out of office last March, the only thing that has kept him from rushing headlong into a program of industrial .
- He was the embodiment of pure intellect, the bumbling professor with the German accent, a comic clich in a thousand films.
News & Articles
- Actor, Comedian Matt Walsh on Veep and Chicago
Matt Walsh plays the bumbling, self-loathing, director of communications to the first female U.S. vice president, on HBO’s political comedy “Veep.” He has also starred in ‘The Hangover’, ‘Old School’ and ‘Due Date’. The Darien, Illinois native is also a …
June 12, 2013 - WGN TV Chicago
- Tipsheet: Cards can flex at Triple-A, too
No, the Memphis Redbirds aren’t better than the bumbling New York Mets — yet. ESPN now rates Taveras as top prospect in all of minor-league baseball.
June 12, 2013 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
- Maurice Cheeks has built reputation as calm leader, players' coach
Poor Natalie Gilbert was looking for an escape during a 2003 NBA playoff game in Portland as the unthinkable happened. The 13-year old forgot the words to the 'Star Spangled Banner,' stumbling, bumbling and on the verge of a sure disaster while then-Trail Blazers Maurice Cheeks quietly hoped she got it together.
June 12, 2013 - Detroit News
- Michael Bay in Right Juris
One thing we're getting rid of is what I call the 'dorky comedy,Bay told USA Today. "So the twins, the two bumbling, slang-spewing robots? They're basically gone."
- Hillary Waugh in FOXNews
I was tired of reading about these super-detectives and a police force composed of a bunch of bumbling idiots,Waugh told The New York Times in 1990. "I wanted to get away from the neat little corpses with the perfect bullet through the...
- Ralph Nader in Capital News 9
You take that framework of people feeling locked out, shut out, marginalized and disrespected,Nader said. "You go from Iraq, to Palestine to Israel, from Enron to Wall Street, from Katrina to the bumbling of the Bush administration, to the...