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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section III. Voluntary Action
2. Complex Voluntary Action
 
701. Bungler.
 
  
NOUN:BUNGLER; blunderer, blunderhead; marplot, fumbler, lubber, clown, lout, duffer [colloq.]; stick, poor stick, odd stick [all colloq.]; bad -, poor- -hand, - shot; butter-fingers [colloq.], fumble-fist [colloq.].
  no conjuror; flat, muff, muffer, slow coach [all colloq.]; looby, swab [slang & dial.], doit, yokel [Eng.], clod; awkward squad, novice, greenhorn, blanc-bec [F.], galoot [slang].
  fish out of water, ass in lion’s skin, jackdaw in peacock’s feathers; quack (deceiver) [See Deceiver]; Lord of Misrule, Abbot of Unreason [both obs. or hist.].
  LANDLUBBER, fresh-water sailor, fair-weather sailor, horse marine.
  SLOVEN, slattern, traipse or trapes [obs. or dial. Eng.], slut.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Il n’a pas inventé la poudre.
  2. He will never set the Thames on fire.
  3. Acierta errando.
  4. Aliquis in omnibus nullus in singulis.
  5. They called us the seasick scull’ry maids, An’ we called ’em the Ass-Marines.—Kipling

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