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.
Kurth took a step forward out of the building, fumbling for his handgun.
Yet as played by a fumbling, understated Romano, Joe ultimately comes across as charming.
By fumbling that final big decision, Ferguson may have tarnished his legacy forever.
"Don't say such things, Molly," he said, bending his head over the desk and fumbling with his pen.
He seized his hat and coat and grasped the door, fumbling at the knob in rage.
Sisily could see her reaching up and fumbling with the lock.
He stood in the centre of the room, fumbling nervously with his hat and uncertain what to do.
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.).