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〔 ˋstʌmbL 〕


〔 ˊstʌmbl 〕

Overview of noun stumble

The noun stumble has 2 senses

  • lurch, stumble, stagger -- (an unsteady uneven gait)

  • trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep -- (an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep")

Overview of verb stumble

The verb stumble has 4 senses

  • stumble, falter, bumble -- (walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about")

  • stumble, trip -- (miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root")

  • stumble, hit -- (encounter by chance; "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant")

  • stumble, slip up, trip up -- (make an error; "She slipped up and revealed the name")