poorly made or done; bungled.
adjective botchier, botchiest
clumsily done or made
to spoil by poor work; bungle (often followed by up): He botched up the job thoroughly. to do or say in a bungling manner. to mend or patch in a clumsy manner. a clumsy or poor piece of work; mess; bungle: He made a complete botch of his first attempt at baking. a clumsily added […]
compensation, such as for injury to person or honor. Historical Examples Le Morte D’Arthur, Volume II (of II) Thomas Malory Nights With Uncle Remus Joel Chandler Harris Chaucer’s Works, Volume 3 (of 7) Geoffrey Chaucer Selections from Early Middle English 1130-1250: Part II: Notes Various The Pilgrimage of Pure Devotion Desiderius Erasmus The Complete Works […]
boatel. a waterside hotel with dock space for persons who travel by boat. noun a variant spelling of boatel noun a waterside hotel catering for boating people a ship that functions as a hotel hotel in a marina
one and the other; two together: He met both sisters. Both performances were canceled. the one as well as the other: Both of us were going to the party. alike; equally: He is both ready and willing. Contemporary Examples How to Stop the Bleeding Howard Kurtz November 3, 2010 The Oscars: 21 Fixes for the […]