“The more you have flubbed, the more the anxiety builds up,” says Frank, explaining the mental phenomenon Perry is experiencing.
Bush flubbed on Iraq because “we gave the president the wrong text.”
Never mind that the State Department flubbed the Russian word on the button, which translated to “over-loaded.”
1924, American English, perhaps suggested by fluff, flop, etc. Related: Flubbed; flubbing. As a noun, by 1952.