from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A condition of confusion caused by mistakes or poor judgment.
  • n. A mechanical failure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A disastrous mistake.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an embarrassing mistake.

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

  • n. an embarrassing mistake
  • v. make a mess of, destroy or ruin


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