- ballup, balls-up, cockup, mess-up - something badly botched or muddled
--1 is a kind of mistake, error, fault
Derived form: verb ball up1
- botch, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up - 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"
--1 is one way to fail, go wrong, miscarry
Derived form: noun ballup1
Somebody ----s something