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To move clumsily while regularly losing one's balance
“They would stumble about drunkenly, falling down steps and over chairs and tables, but remaining perfectly cheerful.”
To trip or fall down
“She pushed him aside, making him stumble to the floor.”
To move ploddingly with heavy steps
“I'm using my home gym when a gaggle of nasally, screechy drunk college kids stumble loudly past my house.”
To commit a mistake or error
“Living deep in the past can cause you to stumble while trying to become a better person.”
To speak stammeringly or with indecision
“I stumble over my mumbled responses, trying to form questions I knew needed asking.”
(stumble on/upon) To discover something, especially by chance
“I've actually done it many times when I stumble upon someone who is a horrible scoundrel, and I feel they need a jolt to straighten them out.”
Plural for an involuntary slip or fall
“In a catastrophic stumble, he sprawls onto the floor, dragging her down with him.”
Plural for a mistake, typically unintentional
“This isn't the first time the notorious tabloid has made a stumble while reporting on Garth Brooks.”
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