from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Informal To throw into confusion; botch or bungle: managed to bollix up the whole project.
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- v. to confuse
- v. to botch or bungle
- n. confusion
- n. mess
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a mess of, destroy or ruin
A lot of the NAAFI isn't funny, simply because most people aren't funny (and calling bollix 'banter' still doesn't make it funny).
I was born in Illinois and grew up on the East Coast, and I knew how to spell "bollix".
And this proper spelling of "bollix" not only means that FSJ is a Brit...
Joe- How do you figure that knowing how to spell "bollix" makes FSJ an Englishman?
Ross Douthat chortles now that that Democrats are in power, they actually have to run things instead of having to bollix things up for the Republicans.
When I see a man in tight jeans I always think he should be kicked in the bollix... after all, he's asking for it, isn't he?
“But at least I own my actions when I bollix things up.”
Hillary can be the lead Senate sponsor for the health care bill (and she'll probably bollix that up, too). show me
At this point in time, given that we invaded and then made a bollix of the "peace"/occupation, if you ask me to choose between immediate withdrawal and staying the course, God help me, I think I'd probably choose staying the course.
That is why she made a royal bollix of how she wrapped up her campaign.