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Overview of noun stumble

The noun stumble has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. lurch, stumble, stagger

(an unsteady uneven gait)

2. trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep

(an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep")


Overview of verb stumble

The verb stumble has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (11) stumble, falter, bumble

(walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about")

2. (9) stumble, trip

(miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root")

3. (2) stumble, hit

(encounter by chance; "I stumbled across a long-lost cousin last night in a restaurant")

4. stumble, slip up, trip up

(make an error; "She slipped up and revealed the name")

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