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Bungle - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bungle' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bungle [ n.]
- A clumsy or awkward performance; a botch; a gross blunder.
2 . Bungle [ v. i.]
- To act or work in a clumsy, awkward manner.
3 . Bungle [ v. t.]
- To make or mend clumsily; to manage awkwardly; to botch; -- sometimes with up.

Meaning of 'Bungle' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bungle [ v]
Meaning (1):
- make a mess of, destroy or ruin
Example in sentence:
  • I botched the dinner and we had to eat out;
  • the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement
Meaning (2):
- spoil by behaving clumsily or foolishly
Example in sentence:
  • I bungled it!