Foul-up



[foul-uhp] /ˈfaʊlˌʌp/

noun, Informal.
1.
a condition of difficulty or disorder brought on by inefficiency, stupidity, etc.
2.
failure of a mechanical part to operate correctly.
3.
a person who habitually makes mistakes; bungler.

noun

[1940s+; a euphemism for fuck-up]

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