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  • n. Plural form of bumbler.

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Examples

  • Then, again, the "bumblers" taught me that when the chief end of existence is to plant a stinger where it'll do the most good there may be a whole lot of savage satisfaction in the process -- but it's sure death to the one that lands the stinger!

    Tattlings of a Retired Politician

  • Remember that to the non-fishing public, fishermen are stereotypically seen as mildly eccentric bumblers who go through all sorts of odd gyrations to outwit a simple, stupid fish.

    The Fine Art of Lying

  • Amidst all the easy talk and cant about heroes and teh Bush administration decorations of bumblers, here is a real hero and leader.

    General Shinseki: Act II, Scene 1 - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Those activists who tried to defend black rights before the court - men such as Albion Tourgee, the lead lawyer for the Plessy plaintiffs - were invariably bumblers whose ham-fisted tactics undermined the cause.

    Lawrence Goldstone's "Inherently Unequal"

  • Lookit these Keystone Kop bumblers, chasing people around because they're "interested in bilingualism."

    Boing Boing

  • For some reason, it comforts me to think of the CIA as a bunch of bumblers.

    Boing Boing

  • We don't need those bumblers in DC directing the healthcare of the USA, no we don't. grace kesslick

    House Democrat: Health care bill in doubt without public plan

  • They are clumsy and brutal bumblers out of a Coen brothers movie.

    The Artlessness Of Art Thieves

  • Now, in this era of anything-goes-TV, primetime lineups offer a range of dads and family set-ups that, arguably, more accurately reflect modern fathers: breadwinners, nurturers, sages, bumblers and, most importantly, real guys who want to be great fathers but don't always know what they're doing.

    The Changing Roles Of TV Dads

  • He loved "car guys" and smart designers, detested accountants and bureaucrats and bumblers.

    Jerry Flint, Dean Of Auto Writers, Dead At 79

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