Bungler



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.
Historical Examples

Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago John S. C. Abbott
Pearls of Thought Maturin M. Ballou
Birds Illustrated by Color Photograph [April, 1897] Various
Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
Garrick’s Pupil Auguston Filon
Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No 3, September, 1862 Various
Rural Life and the Rural School Joseph Kennedy
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12) Edmund Burke
It Is Never Too Late to Mend Charles Reade

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