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Friday, March 16, 2018

Definitions for bunglesome

  1. clumsy or awkward.

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Citations for bunglesome
He is a little awkward, a little bunglesome in starting, but if you would--could exercise just a little patience for a few days--a day, I am sure he would please you. Oscar Micheaux, The Homesteader, 1917
To the traveler coming down from Florence to Rome in the summertime, the larger, more ancient city is bound to be a disappointment. It is bunglesome; nothing is orderly or planned; there is a tangle of electric wires and tramlines, a ceaseless clamor of traffic. Elizabeth Spencer, The Light in the Piazza, 1960
Origin of bunglesome
1885-1890
Bunglesome is an Americanism dating back to 1885–90.