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



BrE BrE//bɒtʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//bɑːtʃ//
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(also botch-up) (British English, informal) a piece of work or a job that has been done badly I've made a real botch of the decorating. Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘repair’ but originally not implying clumsiness): of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: botch

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