Bun·gle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bungled p. pr. & vb. n. Bungling ] To act or work in a clumsy, awkward manner.
Bun·gle, v. t. To make or mend clumsily; to manage awkwardly; to botch; -- sometimes with up.
I always had an idea that it would be bungled. --Byron.
Bun·gle n. A clumsy or awkward performance; a botch; a gross blunder.
Those errors and bungles which are committed. --Cudworth.
n : an embarrassing mistake [syn: blunder, blooper, bloomer,
foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo]
v 1: make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and
we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the
difficult passage in the second movement" [syn: botch,
bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub,
screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, fluff, bollix,
bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle,
louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up]
2: spoil by behaving clumsily or foolishly; "I bungled it!"