Textual thesaurus for "bumble"

(verb) falter, stammer, stutter

speak haltingly

The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room

(verb) stumble, falter

walk unsteadily

The drunk man stumbled about

(verb) flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, ball up, spoil, screw up, mishandle, muck up, muff, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bungle

make a mess of, destroy or ruin

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