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Etymology

bocchen

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to botch

Third person singular
botch

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to botch (third-person singular simple present botch, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) to perform (a task) in an unacceptable or incompetent manner; to make a mess of something; to ruin; to bungle; to spoil; to destroy
    A botched haircut seems to take forever to grow out.
  2. to do something without skill, without care, or clumsily

Noun

Singular
botch

Plural
botches

botch (botches)
  1. An action, job, or task that has been performed very badly
  2. A ruined, defective, or clumsy piece of work; mess; bungle
  3. A mistake that is very stupid or embarrassing
  4. A messy, disorderly or confusing combination; conglomeration; hodgepodge
  5. A visible rash or swelling on the skin; a boil

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