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Verb: botch up
  1. Make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    "I botched up the dinner and we had to eat out";
    - botch, bodge [Brit, informal], bumble, fumble, muff [informal], blow, flub [N. Amer, informal], screw up [informal], spoil, muck up [informal], bungle, fluff [informal], bobble [N. Amer], mishandle, louse up [informal], foul up, mess up, butcher, goof up [informal], cock up [Brit, informal], balls up [informal], make a hash of [informal]
Noun: botch-up
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Something badly botched or muddled
    - cockup [Brit, informal], mess-up [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: botch-ups, botched up, botches up, botching up

Type of: error, fail, fault, go wrong, miscarry, mistake