verb (used with object), bun·gled, bun·gling.
verb (used without object), bun·gled, bun·gling.
Words nearby bungle
Origin of bungle
OTHER WORDS FROM bunglebun·gler, nounbun·gling·ly, adverbun·bun·gling, adjective
Examples from the Web for bungled
What is known is that Peña Nieto bungled his response to the crisis.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Hope to find MH 370 was virtually destroyed by a month of bungled searching.The Worst Place in the World for MH370 to Go Missing|Clive Irving|April 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pilots, poorly trained, bungled the hand over, and lost control.The Baseless Rush to Blame the Pilots of Flight 370|Clive Irving|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not the bungled Obamacare rollout, the wavering red line in Syria, NSA surveillance scandal, or IRS controversy?After a Lousy Year, How Obama Can Turn His Presidency Around|Ron Christie|December 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile Romney team had bungled what might later have been an actual real criticism of the president and his team.“Double Down”: 13 Must Read Moments from the New Book|William O’Connor|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Had men called him ambitious, he would have smiled, and felt truly that they had bungled in the word.Audrey|Mary Johnston
Poor Horaces mind had been bungled to an infernal degree; an it kept me busy rootin up sprouts o Greek religion.Friar Tuck|Robert Alexander Wason
After all, I am only a surgeon who has bungled himself into pauperdom.New Grub Street|George Gissing
He boasted and bungled, but out of his bungling came triumph.Pee-wee Harris on the Trail|Percy Keese Fitzhugh
“I seem to have bungled this business very badly,” he said airily.Cynthia's Chauffeur|Louis Tracy