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Definition of bugger up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bugger up

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(British English, taboo, slang) to do something badly or spoil something I buggered up the exam. Sorry for buggering up your plans. A more polite, informal way of saying this is foul something up, mess something up or bungle something.