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- (transitive & intransitive) To touch something nervously.
- Waiting for the interview, he fumbled with his tie.
- He fumbled the key into the lock.
- (transitive & intransitive) To feel around awkwardly while trying to find something.
- He fumbled for his keys.
- He fumbled his way to the light-switch.
- (intransitive) To blunder uncertainly.
- He fumbled through his prepared speech.
- (transitive & intransitive); (sports) To drop a ball or a baton etc.
- The player fumbled the ball.
- (sports) A ball that has been dropped.
- He's not playing well today. He's already had three fumbles.