Variant of blunder
- to move clumsily or carelessly; flounder; stumble
- to make a foolish or stupid mistake
Origin: ME blunderen, freq. < ON blunda, to shut the eyes, akin to Swed dial. blundra, to do blindly < IE base *bhlendh-: see blend
- to say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt: often with out
- to do clumsily or poorly; bungle
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