[ US /ˈʃæmbəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈæmbə‍l/ ]
  1. walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
    from his shambling I assumed he was very old
  1. walk by dragging one's feet
    he shuffled out of the room
    We heard his feet shuffling down the hall
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How To Use shamble In A Sentence

  • I have not seen such a drunken shambles for ages - he was really struggling, slurring his words, the lot.
  • What a complete and utter shambles. Times, Sunday Times
  • Desire kept his head down and held his gait to an ordinary shamble, all to come as close as he could. HAMMERFALL
  • An emergency squad of 600 plumbers and electricians has been drafted in to repair the shambles. The Sun
  • I mean, hell, if I was accused of molesting children, had a face falling apart, a career in shambles, and had become a mockery of my former self, I'd be on drugs too. Archive: Oct 08 - Mar 09
  • As they watched, one of the players shambled over to the jukebox and fed a handful of coins into it.
  • Instead of falling dead, though, the figure shambled after his head.
  • The room was in shambles and their master laid crumpled and bleeding on the floor.
  • Gardiner, reinforced by so-called sportsmen from other parts of the state, of all the park elk they could kill, -- bulls, cows and calves, -- because a large band wandered across the line into the shambles of Gardiner, on Buffalo Flats. Our Vanishing Wild Life Its Extermination and Preservation
  • In the Little Shambles, too, there are many curious details in the high gables, pargeting and oriel windows. Yorkshire
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