Definition of bodge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bodge

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bɒdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɑːdʒ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bodge
BrE BrE//bɒdʒ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɑːdʒ//
 
he / she / it bodges
BrE BrE//ˈbɒdʒɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːdʒɪz//
 
past simple bodged
BrE BrE//bɒdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɑːdʒd//
 
past participle bodged
BrE BrE//bɒdʒd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bɑːdʒd//
 
-ing form bodging
BrE BrE//ˈbɒdʒɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːdʒɪŋ//
 
 
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bodge something (up/together) (British English, informal) to make or repair something in a way that is not as good as it should be The fence was bodged together from old planks and doors. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: alteration of botch.