|1.||[ verb ] make a mess of, destroy or ruin|
|Synonyms:||louse_up spoil fuck_up flub foul_up blunder muck_up ball_up bobble muff bumble blow fumble fluff bollocks bollocks_up bungle mishandle bollix bollix_up screw_up botch_up botch|
"I botched the dinner and we had to eat out" "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
|Related terms:||fail blurt_out blunder spoil bungler fluff ballup screwup|
|2.||[ verb ] disturb the smoothness of|
|Synonyms:||ruffle_up rumple ruffle|
"ruffle the surface of the water"
|3.||[ verb ] make a mess of or create disorder in|
"He messed up his room"
|Related terms:||disorder mess|