Definition of Botch up

1. Verb. Make a mess of, destroy or ruin. "The pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"




Definition of Botch up

1. Verb. (transitive) To ruin, mess up. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Botch Up

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botanizing
botanologer
botanology
botanomancy
botanophobia
botany
botany bay
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botargoes
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botas
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botch job
botch jobs
botch up (current term)
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Literary usage of Botch up

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1. The Modern English Verb-adverb Combination by Arthur Garfield Kennedy (1920)
"The most common combinations are : ball up 'to confuse,' bang up 'to batter up,' batter up, beat up, black up, blister up, botch up, brighten up, bruise up, ..."

2. The Old and New Testament connected in the history of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1836)
"But still the letter Teth will be wanting; and, therefore, farther to botch up the matter, they have added also these words, ..."

3. The Universal Songster: Or, Museum of Mirth: Forming the Most Complete (1834)
"... and preaching from little and With butchers and bakers to botch up the state ! There is hoaxing and coaxing ..."

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