1. [syn: bungled, botched]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Botch \Botch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Botched; p. pr. & vb. n.
Botching.] [See Botch, n.]
1. To mark with, or as with, botches.
Young Hylas, botched with stains. --Garth.
2. To repair; to mend; esp. to patch in a clumsy or imperfect
manner, as a garment; -- sometimes with up.
Sick bodies . . . to be kept and botched up for a
3. To put together unsuitably or unskillfully; to express or
perform in a bungling manner; to bungle; to spoil or mar,
as by unskillful work.
For treason botched in rhyme will be thy bane.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: spoiled through incompetence or clumsiness; "a bungled
job" [syn: bungled, botched]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
40 Moby Thesaurus words for "botched":
blighted, bungled, bungling, butchered, clumsy, deficient,
destroyed, fumbled, half-assed, haphazard, hit-and-miss,
hit-or-miss, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-contrived,
ill-devised, ill-done, ill-executed, ill-managed, impolitic,
marred, messy, misconducted, misdirected, misguided, mismanaged,
muffed, murdered, negligent, promiscuous, ruined, slipshod,
slipshoddy, sloppy, slovenly, sluttish, spoiled, spoilt, untidy,