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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adj
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of fumble in Spanish:

fumble2

n

  • (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], metedura (f) de pata [familiar/colloquial]; (in US football) fumble (m)
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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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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.