Translation of "fumble" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈfʌm·bl/ us /ˈfʌm·bəl/

to use your hands with difficulty to try to get hold of something or find something

ir a tientas, hurgar
She fumbled in her bag for her glasses.

(Translation of “fumble” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈfambl/

to use one’s hands awkwardly and with difficulty

buscar/revolver a tientas/torpemente, manejar torpemente
He fumbled with the key
She fumbled about in her bag for her diary.

to drop a ball (clumsily), or fail to hold or catch it.

dejar caer

(Translation of “fumble” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)