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Wordnet 3.0


1. spoiled through incompetence or clumsiness;
- Example: "a bungled job"
[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. [1913 Webster] Young Hylas, botched with stains. --Garth. [1913 Webster] 2. To repair; to mend; esp. to patch in a clumsy or imperfect manner, as a garment; -- sometimes with up. [1913 Webster] Sick bodies . . . to be kept and botched up for a time. --Robynson (More's Utopia). [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] For treason botched in rhyme will be thy bane. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

botched 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, wrecked