Bungler Bun"gler, n. A clumsy, awkward workman; one who bungles. [1913 Webster]

If to be a dunce or a bungler in any profession be shameful, how much more ignominious and infamous to a scholar to be such! --Barrow. [1913 Webster]

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  • bungler — [n] person who blunders addlebrain*, blockhead*, blunderer, bonehead*, botcher*, bumbler, butcher*, butterfingers*, clod, clumsy oaf*, dolt, donkey*, duffer*, dunce, featherbrain*, fool, foul up*, fumbler*, goofball*, goof off*, harebrain*, idiot …   New thesaurus

  • Bungler — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Bungler >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 bungler bungler Sgm: N 1 blunderer blunderer blunderhead Sgm: N 1 marplot marplot fumbler lubber duffer stick Sgm: N 1 bad hand bad hand …   English dictionary for students

  • bungler — [[t]bʌ̱ŋglə(r)[/t]] bunglers N COUNT A bungler is a person who often fails to do things properly because they make mistakes or are clumsy …   English dictionary

  • bungler — bungle ► VERB 1) perform (a task) clumsily or incompetently. 2) (bungling) prone to making mistakes. ► NOUN ▪ a mistake or failure. DERIVATIVES bungler noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • bungler — noun see bungle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bungler — See bungle. * * * …   Universalium

  • bungler — noun Someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence Syn: blunderer, fuckup, schlemiel See Also: bungle, bungling …   Wiktionary

  • bungler — Synonyms and related words: blockhead, blunderbuss, blunderer, blunderhead, boor, botcher, bumbler, clod, clodhopper, clodknocker, clot, clown, disregarder, dodger, dolt, fumbler, gawk, goldbrick, goof off, gowk, idler, ignorer, klutz, looby,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • bungler — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fumbler, botcher, blunderer, flounderer, mismanager, muddler, spoiler, incompetent, numskull, featherbrain, harebrain, dolt, blockhead, scatterbrain, airhead, dunce, clod, ignoramus, idiot, duffer, addlebrain, gawk, donkey …   English dictionary for students

  • bungler — bun·gler || bʌŋglÉ™ n. one who messes things up, clumsy worker …   English contemporary dictionary

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