mis·man·age (mĭs-măn′ĭj) tr.v. mis·man·aged
To manage badly or carelessly.
mis·man′age·ment n. mismanage ( ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ) vb
tr) to manage badly or wrongly
ˌmisˈmanager n mis•man•age (mɪsˈmæn ɪdʒ) v.t., v.i. -aged, -ag•ing.
to manage incompetently or dishonestly.
mis•man′age•ment, n. mismanage Past participle: mismanaged Gerund: mismanaging Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
Imperative mismanage mismanage
Thesaurus Antonyms Related Words Synonyms Legend:
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"
mismanage 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. mismanage verb
To harm irreparably through inept handling; make a mess:
make a muck of. Idiom:
Translations mismanage [ˌmɪsˈmænɪdʒ] vt