Definition of Stumbly

1. Adjective. prone to stumble ¹



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Definition of Stumbly

1. apt to stumble [adj STUMBLIER, STUMBLIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stumbly

stumbles
stumblest
stumbleth
stumblier
stumbling
stumbling-block
stumbling-blocks
stumbling-stone
stumbling-stones
stumbling block
stumbling blocks
stumblingblock
stumblingblocks
stumblingly
stumblings
stumbly (current term)
stumed
stumer
stumers
stuming
stumm
stummed
stummel
stummels
stummick
stumming
stump
stump camera
stump dump
stump orator

Literary usage of Stumbly

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"T. Burned Theory of the Earth. stumbly (stum'bli), a. ... The miserable horses of the peasants are awfully slow and very stumbly. The Century, XL. 670. ..."

2. James Russell Lowell: A Biography by Horace Elisha Scudder (1901)
"Well, I addled my brains over 'em — my tables were heaped, my floor stumbly with my a-versions, as I called them when I looked at them, my in-versions when ..."

3. James Russell Lowell: A Biography by Horace Elisha Scudder (1901)
"Well, I addled my brains over 'em — my tables were heaped, my floor stumbly with my a-versions, as I called them when I looked at them, my in-versions when ..."

4. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"pretty while; then rashly thought of gaining the summit for a grand view northward;—but ere long the ground became altogether stumbly; I hastily dismounted, ..."

5. New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle, Thomas Carlyle (1903)
"pretty while; then rashly thought of gaining the summit for a grand view northward;—but ere long the ground became altogether stumbly; I hastily dismounted, ..."

6. The English Illustrated Magazine (1906)
"My thoughts lost sequence, my blood seemed afire, and though the ground was rough and stumbly, I verily walked on air. And at the ledge we stopped and gazed ..."

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