Definitions

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  • n. An act of botching.
  • n. Something botched; clumsy or careless workmanship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A botching, or that which is done by botching; clumsy or careless workmanship.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A botching, or that which is botched; clumsy or bungling work or workmanship.

Etymologies

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botch +‎ -ery

Examples

  • It is a pity that with that botchery (chapuceria), that ridiculous attitude which is incompatible with the dignity of the position, Mr. Kennedy sounded that sour note and dropped a stain on an action which was motivated by a lofty humanitarian spirit.

    4TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CUBAN REVOLUTION

  • This is botchery and sometimes butchery, not reviewing.

    Definitions: Essays in Contemporary Criticism

  • "Childe Harold" or "Don Juan," despite Swinburne's accusation of botchery, they would see that he really had very little time to be wicked.

    Without Prejudice

  • They want shabbily compensated, compulsory labor as a means of delaying a reckoning for imperial botchery.

    Stop Me Before I Vote Again

  • It appeared then and it seems more the case now that Menon was covering up for the Sharm-el-Sheikh botchery of the PM, who shared his views on engaging with Pakistan on Kashmir.

    IntelliBriefs

  • I don't remember ever having lived in a punk house in Portland ... but then again, de-botchery sometimes gets the better of my brain.

    Progressive U - The new media voice for students

  • The cutthroat competitive botchery of the someprofits are giving the real non-profits a bad name and are impeding the less-than-profits from doing the real grassroots mobilization.

    CounterPunch

  • People need to know the real version, in all its majestic whore botchery.

    Latest entries from edstrong.blog-city.com

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