To manage badly or carelessly.
(tr) to manage badly or wrongly
mis•man•age (mɪsˈmæn ɪdʒ)
v.t., v.i. -aged, -ag•ing.
to manage incompetently or dishonestly.
Past participle: mismanaged
|Verb||1.||mismanage - manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"|handle
- be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old"
verb mishandle, bungle, botch, mess up, misdirect, misconduct, make a mess of, make a hash of (informal), make a nonsense of, bodge (informal), misgovern, maladminister Three-quarters of those surveyed thought the President had mismanaged the economy.
To harm irreparably through inept handling; make a mess:
, foul up
, gum up
, mess up
Idiom: make a muck of.
mismanage [ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ] vt