verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of blunder
Synonyms for blunder
Related Words for blunderingbumble, bungle, err, flounder, blow, botch, flub, confuse, misjudge, fumble, stumble, bobble
Examples from the Web for blundering
Contemporary Examples of blundering
This initiative highlights activists from Cuba to China, who use satire to poke fun at their blundering and oppressive regimes.Celebrate Dictator Appreciation Month
June 20, 2013
He and several other blundering referees were cut by FIFA when it announced its list of officials for the remaining three rounds.World Cup Primer
June 12, 2010
It defies plausibility to suggest that president after president after president is blundering or inept.So What If Obama Fails?
August 23, 2009
Historical Examples of blundering
But if I was a blundering amateur in all this, they were not so much discourteous as envious.City of Endless Night
It will be strange if I cannot find roads which shall baffle these blundering soldiers.'Micah Clarke
Arthur Conan Doyle
All night he ran, blundering in the darkness into mishaps and obstacles that delayed but did not daunt.White Fang
"My blundering vision could not see how the strands were being woven," he added.Cleo The Magnificent
Suddenly the idea that he was blundering again exasperated him.His Masterpiece
verb (mainly intr)
Word Origin for blunder
mid-14c. as a present participle adjective; mid-15c. as a verbal noun, from blunder (v.). Related: Blunderingly.
mid-14c., apparently from blunder (v.), though of about the same age.