Bumble may refer to:

* Bumblebee (also spelt bumble bee), a flying insect of the genus Bombus.
* "Bumble Bees" (song), the 2000 single by the Scandinavian dance-pop group Aqua.
* Bumble Bee Slim (real name Amos Easton, 1905–1968), a best-selling Blues artist in the 1930s.

* ADI Bumble Bee, an ultralight gyrocopter.
* Bumble Bee II, the world's smallest piloted aeroplane.

People or characters:
* Simon Dew - brother to the Honorary Earl of Tulse Hill, a bumbling Toff fondly known by the nickname "Bumble" for his inability to complete a sentence whilst under pressure.
* Oliver B. Bumble, a fictional anthropomorphic bear in a series of Dutch comic books bearing by Marten Toonder.
* David Lloyd (cricketer), often known by the nickname "Bumble".
* Mr. Bumble, a ghosty joe in the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist.
*Bumbles The species (and name) of the abominable snowman in the 1964 TV movie as named by Yukon Cornelius.

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  • Bumble — Bum ble, v. i. To make a hollow or humming noise, like that of a bumblebee; to buzz; to cry as a bittern. [1913 Webster] As a bittern bumbleth in the mire. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bumble — Bum ble, n. [See {Bump} to boom.] (Zo[ o]l.) The bittern. [Local, Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bumble — Bum ble, v. i. to act ineptly or without clear understanding of what one is doing; to blunder; to stumble about; sometimes used with around. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bumble — Bum ble, v. t. to bungle (a task). [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bumble — self important petty official, 1856, from name of fussy, pompous, stupid beadle in Dickens Oliver Twist …   Etymology dictionary

  • bumble — (v.) to flounder, blunder, 1530s, probably of imitative origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • bumble — vb *stumble, trip, blunder, lurch, flounder, lumber, galumph, lollop …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • bumble — ► VERB 1) act or speak in an awkward or confused manner. 2) (of an insect) buzz or hum. DERIVATIVES bumbler noun. ORIGIN from BOOM(Cf. ↑boomy) …   English terms dictionary

  • bumble — [bum′bəl] vi. bumbled, bumbling 1. to blunder 2. to stumble vt. to bungle or botch bumbler n …   English World dictionary

  • bumble — 1. noun a) A confusion, jumble. b) A bumble bee. 2. verb a) To act in an inept, clumsy or …   Wiktionary

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