ballup
ballup allup n. same as {balls-up}. [British]

Syn: balls-up, cockup, mess-up, foul-up. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ballup — /bawl up /, n. Slang. a state of confusion; mix up. Also, esp. Brit., balls up /bawlz up /. [1935 40; n. use of v. phrase ball up] * * * …   Universalium

  • Ballup — Образование комков в печатной краске …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • ballup — n. (British Slang) cockup, something seriously messed up or muddled; state of confusion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ballup — noun something badly botched or muddled • Syn: ↑balls up, ↑cockup, ↑mess up • Derivationally related forms: ↑mess up (for: ↑mess up), ↑ball up …   Useful english dictionary

  • balls-up — noun something badly botched or muddled • Syn: ↑ballup, ↑cockup, ↑mess up • Derivationally related forms: ↑mess up (for: ↑mess up), ↑ball up ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • cockup — noun something badly botched or muddled • Syn: ↑ballup, ↑balls up, ↑mess up • Derivationally related forms: ↑mess up (for: ↑mess up), ↑ball up ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • mess-up — noun something badly botched or muddled • Syn: ↑ballup, ↑balls up, ↑cockup • Derivationally related forms: ↑mess up, ↑ball up (for: ↑ballup) …   Useful english dictionary

  • balls-up — alls up n. something badly botched or muddled; a foul up. [British] Syn: ballup, cockup, mess up, foul up. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mess-up — n. Something badly botched or muddled. [British] Syn: ballup, balls up, cockup. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balls-up — noun something which becomes muddled or botched in some way. I was making a cake but when I added too much sugar, it became the balls up of my cooking carreer. Syn: ballup, cock up, mess up …   Wiktionary

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