Thesaurus.com
synonyms
  • definitions

dropped the ball

  • as inmiscalculate
  • as inmisjudge
  • as inmiss
  • as inmuff
  • as inslip
  • as inblunder
  • as inbungle
  • as inmisestimate
  • as inmisreckon
  • as inerr
  • as infalter
  • as inflounder
Relevance ranks synonyms and suggests the best matches based on how closely a synonym’s sense matches the sense you selected.
Relevance
A-Z
Length
-
+

Synonyms for dropped the ball

verb make a mistake
  • err
  • misconstrue
  • misinterpret
  • misjudge
  • misread
  • misunderstand
  • overestimate
  • overrate
  • overvalue
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • blow
  • blunder
  • discount
  • disregard
  • miscount
  • overlook
  • stumble
  • underrate
  • drop the ball
  • get signals crossed
  • get wrong
  • go wrong
  • mess up
  • misreckon
  • miss by a mile
  • mix up
  • slip up

Antonyms for dropped the ball

  • get
  • perceive
  • understand
  • attend
  • pay attention
  • regard
  • respect
  • do correctly
  • figure correctly
  • succeed
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.