HyperDic: flub

English > 2 senses of the word flub:
VERBsocialflub, botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck upmake a mess of, destroy or ruin
NOUNactflub, blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, botch, boner, boo-booan embarrassing mistake
English > flub: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn embarrassing mistake.
Synonymsblunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, 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
Verbsflubmake a mess of, destroy or ruin
English > flub: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake a mess of, destroy or ruin.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsbotch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, 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
Nounsfluban embarrassing mistake

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