HyperDic: bungle

English > 3 senses of the word bungle:
VERBsocialbungle, botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck upmake a mess of, destroy or ruin
bodybunglespoil by behaving clumsily or foolishly
NOUNactbungle, blunder, blooper, bloomer, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booan embarrassing mistake
English > bungle: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn embarrassing mistake.
Synonymsblunder, blooper, bloomer, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo
NarrowerbobbleThe momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball
bullA serious and ludicrous blunder
clangerA conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherieA socially awkward or tactless act
fluffA blunder (especially an actor's forgetting the lines)
fumble, muff(sports) dropping the ball
howlerA glaring blunder
snafuAn acronym often used by soldiers in World War II
spectacleA blunder that makes you look ridiculous
trip, trip-up, stumble, misstepAn unintentional but embarrassing blunder
Broadermistake, error, faultA wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention
Spanishblooper, boner, buñuelo, cagada, caída, cantada, cante, chapucear, chapucería, chapuza, disparate, embrollo, equivocación, error, estropeo, flub, gazapatón, gazapo, metedura de pata, patinazo, patochada, pifia, plancha
Catalanboner, bunyol, espifiada, flub, nyap, pífia
Verbsbunglespoil by behaving clumsily or foolishly
bunglemake a mess of, destroy or ruin
English > bungle: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake a mess of, destroy or ruin.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsbotch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
Broaderfail, go wrong, miscarryBe unsuccessful
Spanishapelotonar, arruinar, cagarla, chapucear, estropear, joderla, pifiar
Catalanarruïnar, cagar-la, esguerrar, espatllar, espifiar, fer barroerament, fotre
Nounsbunglean embarrassing mistake
bunglersomeone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
English > bungle: 3 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningspoil by behaving clumsily or foolishly.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"I bungled it!"
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Spanishchapucear
Catalanpotinejar
Nounsbunglean embarrassing mistake
bunglersomeone who makes mistakes because of incompetence

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