American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To manage badly or carelessly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To manage badly; conduct carelessly or improperly.
- n. Mistake; miscarriage.
- v. transitive To manage an area of responsibility in a way which is inept, incompetent, or dishonest.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To manage ill or improperly.
- v. manage badly or incompetently
- mis- + manage (Wiktionary)
“That's eight more months that this company is able to "mismanage" hard-earned dollars from scrupulous families.”
“It's not their fault that we mismanage the earth's resources.”
“Why NASA would mismanage the most challenging program of all is a mystery.”
“On the other hand, the public suffers massively and thousands of lives are lost every day as the government continues to under-fund and mismanage the health care system.”
“Banks continue to horde and mismanage the free money they are loaned, and they continue to raise fees and squeeze customers any way they can.”
“It's true of banks that mismanage our assets, and of bond-rating agencies that fail to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of possible investments.”
“If our government can intentionally mismanage money like this, imagine what they can do to your contract.”
“Seriously, the sin in your scenario would be Democrats choosing to mismanage the economy for two years, not denying Republicans their right to sabotage the administration.”
“Well, if you mismanage government, then government will be mismanaged.”
“No wonder you're a DEMOCRAP, you don't have much between your ears. actually if you were smart you'd have figured out that what they meant was population, which makes alaska one of the smallest states. one of the smallest states with an abundance of natural resources and yet she still managed to mismanage!!”
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