Bungled



to do clumsily and awkwardly; botch:
He bungled the job.
to perform or work clumsily or inadequately:
He is a fool who bungles consistently.
a bungling performance.
that which has been done clumsily or inadequately.
Contemporary Examples

Afghanistan: Will the Taliban Destroy Itself? Sami Yousafzai December 16, 2012
Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting Ruben Navarrette Jr. January 5, 2015
Mate the Press Joe Mathews June 10, 2009
George Bush’s Book Will Offend the Right Matt Latimer November 9, 2010
“Double Down”: 13 Must Read Moments from the New Book William O’Connor November 6, 2013

Historical Examples

Dave Darrin on Mediterranean Service H. Irving Hancock
The American Empire Scott Nearing
Test Pilot David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley Louis Tracy
The Vanishing Man R. Austin Freeman

verb
(transitive) to spoil (an operation) through clumsiness, incompetence, etc; botch
noun
a clumsy or unsuccessful performance or piece of work; mistake; botch
v.
n.

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