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Noun: muff  múf
  1. A warm tubular covering for the hands
  2. (sport) dropping the ball
    - fumble
Verb: muff  múf
  1. Fail to catch, as of a ball
  2. Make a mess of, destroy or ruin
    "I muffed the dinner and we had to eat out";
    - botch, bodge [Brit], bumble, fumble, botch up, blow, flub [N. Amer], screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bobble [N. Amer], mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, butcher, goof up, cock up [Brit], balls up

Derived forms: muffs, muffing, muffed

Type of: bloomer, blooper [N. Amer], blue [Austral, NZ], blunder, boner [N. Amer, informal], boob [Brit, informal], boo-boo [informal], botch, bungle, fail, flub [N. Amer], foul-up, go wrong, goof, hand wear, handwear, miscarry, neglect, pratfall

Encyclopedia: Muff, Donegal