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Clumsy MovementPlay
Used for physically awkward actions, often humorous or endearing. SlideThe puppy bumbled around the yard, tripping over its own feet.
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Conveys ConfusionPlay
Highlights a lack of direction or certainty in someone's actions. SlideLost in the dark, she bumbled around the room searching for the light switch.
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Not Always NegativePlay
Can be used affectionately to describe harmless, minor mistakes. SlideHe bumbled his introduction, but his charm won the audience over.