Bungled
Bungle Bun"gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Bungled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bungling}.] [Prob. a diminutive from, akin to bang; cf. Prov. G. bungen to beat, bang, OSw. bunga. See {Bang}.] To act or work in a clumsy, awkward manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • bungled — ungled adj. performed poorly or inadequately; as, a bungled job; the Watergate scandal started with a bungled burglary. Syn: botched, goofed up. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bungled — adj. Bungled is used with these nouns: ↑robbery …   Collocations dictionary

  • bungled — bun|gled [ bʌŋgld ] adjective done very badly and without success: He was arrested after a series of bungled robberies …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bungled — UK [ˈbʌŋɡ(ə)ld] / US adjective done very badly and without success He was arrested after a series of bungled robberies …   English dictionary

  • bungled — adjective spoiled through incompetence or clumsiness a bungled job • Syn: ↑botched • Similar to: ↑unskilled …   Useful english dictionary

  • bungled — adj ugly. One of a set of terms including cruttess, off key and cake up which have been in vogue among street gang mem bers, hip hop aficionados and students in t he UK since 2000 …   Contemporary slang

  • bungled — bun·gle || bʌŋgl n. failure; poor workmanship, inferior work v. botch, mismanage, screw up; do inferior work …   English contemporary dictionary

  • The Bungled & the Botched — Infobox Album Name = The Bungled the Botched Type = studio Artist = Nadja Released = start date|2008|7|10 Recorded = Genre = Drone doom metal Length = 60:00 Label = ConSouling Sounds Producer = Reviews = Last album = Desire in Uneasiness (2008)… …   Wikipedia

  • Manila hostage crisis — The bus where the hostages were held captive. Location Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines …   Wikipedia

  • bungle — bun|gle [ˈbʌŋgəl] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Perhaps from a Scandinavian language] to fail to do something properly, because you have made stupid mistakes used especially in news reports ▪ The whole police operation was bungled. >bungled… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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