stumble-bumbles

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stumbles definition

[ˈstəmblæz]
  1. n.
    and stum. [stəm]; stumble-bumbles [ˈstəmblæˈbəmblæz]barbiturates; sedatives; tranquilizers; alcohol. (Drugs.) : Kelly was shocked to find a handful of stumble-bumbles in his brother's jeans.
  2. n.
    the inability to stand up and walk straight. : I guess I have the stumbles today. Not enough sleep, I guess.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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