Definition of bungle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbʌŋɡl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌŋɡl//
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[usually singular] something that is done badly and that causes problems Their pay was late because of a computer bungle. Word Originmid 16th cent.: of unknown origin; compare with bumble.
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