Definition of bungler in English:

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bungler

Pronunciation: /ˈbəNGɡ(ə)lər/

noun

A person who habitually bungles things; an amateur: the Los Angeles Times this morning called them bunglers
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  • However, when the crowds arrived on Saturday morning the USGA looked like incompetent bunglers to the 10,000 or so of paying punters trying to get into the Bridge Gate.
  • These Brits are either bunglers, incompetent, mean-spirited, or they have no minds of their own.
  • But these are bad times for organised crime in America - its popularity is down, and the public are more likely to view perpetrators as laughable bunglers rather than coldly efficient professionals.

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Syllabification: bun·gler

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