botchy


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botch

 (bŏch)
tr.v. botched, botch·ing, botch·es
1. To perform poorly or ruin through clumsiness or ineptitude: botch a tennis shot; botch a rebellion.
2. To repair or mend clumsily or ineptly.
n.
1. A ruined or defective piece of work: "I have made a miserable botch of this description" (Nathaniel Hawthorne).
2. A hodgepodge.

[Middle English bocchen, to mend.]

botch′er n.
botch′y adj.
Synonyms: botch, blow1, bungle, butcher, fumble, muff1
These verbs mean to harm or spoil through ineptitude or clumsiness: botch a repair; blow an opportunity; bungle an interview; butchered the haircut; fumbled my chance to apologize; muffed the last play of the game.

botchy

(ˈbɒtʃɪ)
adj, botchier or botchiest
clumsily done or made
ˈbotchily adv
ˈbotchiness n

botch•y

(ˈbɒtʃ i)

adj. botch•i•er, botch•i•est.
poorly made or done; bungled.
[1350–1400]
botch′i•ly, adv.
botch′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.botchy - poorly donebotchy - poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful attempt"
unskilled - not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship"
Translations

botchy

adj (inf)verpfuscht, vermurkst (inf)
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