verb (used with or without object), flubbed, flub·bing.
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Origin of flub
OTHER WORDS FROM flubflubber, noun
Example sentences from the Web for flub
Lumet considered firing Dunaway after she flubbed her way through her dialogue.Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News|Tim Teeman|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Never mind that the State Department flubbed the Russian word on the button, which translated to “over-loaded.”
Romney also flubbed this, saying that it is “already illegal in this country to have automatic weapons.”Obama and Romney Both Failed the Gun Control Question|Adam Winkler|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If Biden had flubbed this the way Obama did, this race might have been done.
Bush flubbed on Iraq because “we gave the president the wrong text.”Speed Read: 8 Revelations From Kurt Eichenwald’s ‘500 Days’|The Daily Beast|September 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I flubbed my drive, smothered my brassie shot, and heeled my third into the woods.Torchy As A Pa|Sewell Ford
The Lester-bot lobbed one to Perry-bot, but Perry-bot flubbed the toss.Makers|Cory Doctorow
Every time his name came up, somebody would say, "Oh, yes; he flubbed the contact on Whatzit."Naudsonce|H. Beam Piper