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Noun: flub  flúb
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. An embarrassing mistake
    - blunder, blooper [N. Amer, informal], bloomer [informal], bungle, pratfall [informal], foul-up, botch, boner [N. Amer, informal], boo-boo [informal], goof [informal], boob [Brit, informal], blue [Austral, NZ, informal]
Verb: flub (flubbed,flubbing)  flúb
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. Make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    "I flubbed the dinner and we had to eat out";
    - botch, bodge [Brit, informal], bumble, fumble, botch up, muff [informal], blow, 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], balls up [informal], cock up [Brit, informal], make a hash of [informal]

Derived forms: flubbed, flubbing, flubs

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