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American English: /ˈbəmb(ə)lɪŋ/
British English: /ˈbʌmb(ə)lɪŋ/
, /ˈbʌmblɪŋ/

Translation of bumbling in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • War is, of course, a lot harder to prevent than the hijacking of four large airplanes by nineteen rather bumbling immigrants.
    • Of course, we should not be too hard on the bumbling loser.
    • Later, Tom told me I wasn't the bumbling fool I'd thought.

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