botch definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To ruin through clumsiness.
    • To make or do clumsily; bungle.
    • to correct or mend clumsily.
    • To mark with, or just like, botches.
    • To repair; to fix; esp. to patch in a clumsy or imperfect fashion, as a garment; -- sometimes with up.
    • to build unsuitably or unskillfully; expressing or do in a bungling way; to bungle; to spoil or mar, as by unskillful work.
  • noun:
    • A ruined or faulty piece of content: "I have made a miserable botch with this description” ( Nathaniel Hawthorne).
    • A hodgepodge.
    • An action, work, or task which has been performed extremely badly.
    • A ruined, faulty, or clumsy good article; mess; bungle.
    • an error that is really stupid or embarrassing.
    • A messy, disorderly or confusing combination; conglomeration; hodgepodge.
    • A tumour or any other cancerous swelling.
    • an incident or outbreak of boils or lesions.
    • A swelling regarding epidermis; a big ulcerous love; a boil; an eruptive infection.
    • A patch placed on, or part of a garment patched or mended in a clumsy manner.
    • Work done in a bungling manner; a clumsy overall performance; a piece of work, or a place in work, marred when you look at the doing, or not correctly finished; a bungle.
    • A swelling from the skin; a large ulcerous love; a boil.
    • A bungled or ill-finished part; a flaw; a blemish.
    • A patch, or an integral part of a garment patched or mended in a clumsy way.
    • whatever is botched; ill-finished or bungled work typically.
    • A bungling, unskilful workman or operator of any sort; a botcher.
    • an awkward blunder
  • verb:
    • to do (a task) in an unacceptable or inexperienced manner; to create a mess of one thing; to spoil; to bungle; to spoil; to destroy.
    • to-do something without ability, without attention, or clumsily.
    • make chaos of, destroy or destroy
  • others:
    • To mark with botches.
    • To mend or patch in a clumsy fashion, as a garment: often used figuratively.
    • to build unsuitably or unskilfully; perform, express, etc., in a bungling manner; thus, to spoil by unskilful work; bungle.
    • To mend or patch things in an unskilful way; be a bungler or botcher.

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