Bodge
Bodge Bodge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bodged}.] To botch; to mend clumsily; to patch. [Obs. or Dial.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bodge — [bɔdʒ US ba:dʒ] n also bodge up [singular] spoken a mistake or something that is not as good as it should be →↑botch ▪ The builders have made a complete bodge of the kitchen. >bodge v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bodge — UK [bɒdʒ] / US [bɑdʒ] or bodge up UK / US verb [transitive] Word forms bodge : present tense I/you/we/they bodge he/she/it bodges present participle bodging past tense bodged past participle bodged British informal to do something badly,… …   English dictionary

  • Bodge — Bodge, n. A botch; a patch. [Dial.] Whitlock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bodge — Bodge, v. i. See {Budge}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bodge — ► VERB Brit. informal ▪ make or repair badly or clumsily. DERIVATIVES bodger noun. ORIGIN alteration of BOTCH(Cf. ↑botcher) …   English terms dictionary

  • bodge — also bodge up noun (singular) spoken a mistake or something that is not as good as it should be: The builders have made a complete bodge of the kitchen. see also: botch 2 bodge verb (T) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bodge — We bodge things all the time here. I m sure you do too! To do a bodge job means to do a quick and dirty. Make it look good for the next day or two and if it falls down after that hey well we only bodged it! Applies to building, DIY, programming… …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • bodge — [[t]bɒ̱ʤ[/t]] bodges, bodging, bodged VERB If you bodge something, you make it or mend it in a way that is not as good as it should be. [BRIT, INFORMAL] [V n] He s a craftsman. It hurts him to have to bodge jobs. Syn: botch …   English dictionary

  • Bodge — …   Wikipedia

  • bodge — 1. verb To do a clumsy or inelegant job, usually as a temporary repair. , All the actions of his life are like so many things bodged in without any natural cadence or connexion at all. (A book of characters, selected from the writings of Overbury …   Wiktionary

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