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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To foul up hopelessly. To put together in a makeshift way.

Usage examples (36)
  • I thoroughly botched the job when I put the paint on too thickly and it dried with big drips all over it.
  • The Arabic judham (De 28: 35), where "sore botch" is rather the black burning boil (Isa 1: 6).
  • In fact, it is a disgraceful idea, an appalling, short-term botch that would set a horrible precedent.
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