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Noun: bungle  búng-gul
  1. An embarrassing mistake
    - blunder, blooper [N. Amer], bloomer, pratfall, foul-up, flub [N. Amer], botch, boner, boo-boo, blue [Austral, NZ]
Verb: bungle  búng-gul
  1. Make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    "I bungled the dinner and we had to eat out";
    - botch, bodge [Brit], bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub [N. Amer], screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, fluff, bobble [N. Amer], mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, butcher, balls up, cock up [Brit], goof up
     
  2. Spoil by behaving clumsily or foolishly
    "I bungled it!"

Derived forms: bungles, bungling, bungled

Type of: act, behave, do, error, fail, fault, go wrong, miscarry, mistake

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