Fumble is defined as to clumsily search or handle, or to lose hold of an object, particularly in football.(verb)
An example of fumble is to go through a drawer in the dark searching for an item.
The definition of a fumble is an awkward handling or searching or a dropping of something, particularly in football.(noun)
An example of a fumble is the dropping of a football.
See fumble in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: var. of ME famelen, prob. < ON famla, akin to Du fommeln, Ger fummeln
See fumble in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb fum·bled, fum·bling, fum·bles verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English fomelen, to grope.
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