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Webster 1913 Edition


Bungling

Bun′gling

,
Adj.
Unskillful; awkward; clumsy;
as, a
bungling
workman
.
Swift.
They make but
bungling
work.
Dryden.

Webster 1828 Edition


Bungling

BUNG'LING

,
ppr.
Performing awkwardly.

BUNG'LING

,
Adj.
Clumsy; awkwardly done.

Definition 2022


bungling

bungling

English

Adjective

bungling (comparative more bungling, superlative most bungling)

  1. Incompetent or inept.
    Harry made a bungling attempt to catch the ball.

Noun

bungling (plural bunglings)

  1. An act or acts of incompetence or ineptitude.
    Your bungling nearly cost us our jobs.

Translations

Verb

bungling

  1. present participle of bungle

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