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v. bun·gled, bun·gling, bun·gles
To carry out badly or ruin through ineptitude; botch. See Synonyms at botch.
To work or act ineptly or inefficiently.
A clumsy or inept performance; a botch: made a bungle of the case due to inexperience.
[Perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]
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|Noun||1.||bungler - someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence|
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noun incompetent, blunderer, muddler, fumbler, botcher, duffer (informal), butterfingers (informal), lubber Why is this lying bungler still in the fire service?
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bungler[ˈbʌŋgləʳ] N → chapucero/a m/f
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bungler[ˈbʌŋglər] n → bon(ne) à rien m
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bungler[ˈbʌŋgləʳ] n → pasticcione/a
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