There are 2 translations of fumble in Spanish:

fumble1

Pronunciation: /ˈfʌmbəl/

vi

  • 1.1 (grope) he was fumbling (around o about) in the dark buscaba algo a tientas y a ciegas en la oscuridad she fumbled in her pockets revolvió or hurgó en sus bolsillosto fumble for sth she fumbled for the keyhole buscó a tientas la cerradura he fumbled for the right words tartamudeó, tratando de encontrar las palabras adecuadasto fumble with sth she fumbled with her buttons intentó torpemente abrocharse/desabrocharse
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    • Clumsily fumbling around in his personal possessions with fingers which had fallen half-asleep, the emissary produced a neatly rolled-up paper and handed it over to the scaly hand before him.
    • Clumsily, he fumbled around for tissues, but couldn't find any.
    • She clumsily opened her book and fumbled around for her pen.
    1.2 (in US football) fumblear

vt

  • [ball] dejar caer; (in US football) fumblear to fumble one's way she fumbled her way across the unlit room cruzó a tientas la oscura habitación
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    • The Crigglestone fullback fumbled the ball allowing Neil Kennedy and Ian Barnes to get their hands on the ball at the same time just before the ball went dead.
    • Cody was much less productive, fumbling the ball at crucial times and finding his way into coach Dave McGinnis' doghouse.
    • Instead, Curry fumbles the ball slightly, blowing the chance for a dunk.

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There are 2 translations of fumble in Spanish:

fumble2

n

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], metedura (feminine) de pata [colloquial/familiar]; (in US football) fumble (masculine)
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    • Finally, have sex when you're awake, not just at the end of the day when it's a quick fumble before you fall asleep.
    • She gets two more drinks and a quick fumble with the hunky policeman, who apologises for his insensitivity to the subtleties of the evidence.
    • We then proceeded to snog, fumble, grope and rub, until her friends pulled her off onto the dancefloor.
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    • He registered eight tackles, had two sacks, recovered a fumble and blocked a field goal - all despite being blocked most of the game by a tackle and tight end.
    • He registered two sacks, blocked a field goal and recovered a fumble.
    • Culpepper made two critical mistakes - a fumble on the goal line and, to a lesser extent, the game-ending interception.

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