Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 701 (Bungler)

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#701. Bungler. -- N. bungler; blunderer, blunderhead[obs]; marplot, fumbler, lubber, duffer, dauber, stick; bad hand, poor hand, poor shot; butterfingers[obs].

no conjurer, flat, muff, slow coach, looby[obs], lubber, swab; clod, yokel, awkward squad, blanc-bec; galoot[obs].

land lubber; fresh water sailor, fair weather sailor; horse marine; fish out of water, ass in lion's skin, jackdaw in peacock's feathers; quack &c. (deceiver) 548; lord of misrule.

sloven, slattern, trapes[obs].

amateur, novice, greenhorn (learner) 541.

Phr. il n'a pas invente' la poudre[Fr]; he will never set the Thames on fire; acierta errando[Lat]; aliquis in omnibus nullus in singulis[Lat][obs].