from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Full of botches or mistakes; poorly done.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Marked with botches; full of botches; poorly done.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Marked with botches; full of or covered with botches: as, “a botchy core,”
  • Imperfect; botched.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. poorly done


botch +‎ -y (Wiktionary)


  • Though the botchy botch is funny, what the heck is unexpected semen supposed to mean?

    Unexcepted Seamen

  • In my experience, this crowd tends to have botchy skin and threadbare beards and read too much =any Ayn Rand.


  • But it was just silly to have such similar situations — of course some worked in sawmills, and some were part-time farmers and mill workers, and I've forgotten what the third was (there were three main industries) — and it would have looked just too botchy, you know, too sparse each one, too sparse or repetitious.

    Oral History Interview with Harriet Herring, February 5, 1976. Interview G-0027. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • The hat trade grew so that sometimes there were six rather botchy little bonnets all done up in yellow paper pyramids with a pin at the top, awaiting their future wearers.

    One Basket

  • Say so, did not the general run then? were not that a botchy core?

    Act II. Scene I. Troilus and Cressida

  • The faces he recognized were those of the laziest and most incapable workmen in the town -- men whose weekly wages were habitually docked for drunkenness, late hours, and botchy work.

    The Bread-winners A Social Study

  • And those byles did run (say so), did not the gene-rall run then, were not that a botchy core.

    The Historie of Troylus and Cresseida (1609 Edition)

  • And those boils did run? say so: did not the general run then? were not that a botchy core?

    Troilus and Cressida

  • The Yemeni team consists of forty people - including thirty athletes participating in five games: handball, athletics, table tennis, weight lifting and botchy.

    Yemen Observer

  • And thofe boils did run — fey to* did no* the General run I were not that a botchy core?



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