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Definition of cock-up noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cock-up

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɒk ʌp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːk ʌp//
 
(British English, informal)
 
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a mistake that spoils people’s arrangements; something that has been spoilt because it was badly organized There's been a bit of a cock-up over the travel arrangements.

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