Now that Jenny Sanford is divorcing her fumbling husband, Kathleen Parker says she should take her class-act to elected office.
Season one of OITNB chronicled her clumsy, fumbling attempts to get her legs under her so she could run for safety.
By fumbling that final big decision, Ferguson may have tarnished his legacy forever.
Politico blared Friday, in the wake of his fumbling debate performance, that he might already be “Texas toast.”
Yet as played by a fumbling, understated Romano, Joe ultimately comes across as charming.
"Don't say such things, Molly," he said, bending his head over the desk and fumbling with his pen.
He had taken his hand away from his breast, and was fumbling with it on the grass behind him.
Sisily could see her reaching up and fumbling with the lock.
"About fifty dollars, I think," said the travelling man, fumbling for his wallet.
He had already filled it, and was now fumbling in his pocket for his match-box.
mid-15c., "handle clumsily," possibly from Old Norse falma "to fumble, grope." Similar words in Scandinavian and North Sea Germanic suggest onomatopoeia from a sound felt to indicate clumsiness (cf. bumble, stumble, and obsolete English famble, fimble of roughly the same meaning). Related: Fumbled; fumbling.
1640s, from fumble (v.).