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British English: /ˈfʌmb(ə)l/
American English: /ˈfəmbəl/

Translation of fumble in Italian:


(American English) (Sport)

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (fiddle clumsily)to fumble in one's bag for a cigarette, a tissue
    frugare nella borsa alla ricerca di una sigaretta, di un fazzoletto di carta
    to fumble with
  • 3 [figurative]to fumble for words
    cercare le parole.

Phrasal verbs

fumble about:

fumble about (in dark) to fumble about in
frugare in (bag, drawer)
Definition of fumble in:
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