Synonyms for botcher

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Mr. Botcher extracted himself from the nooks and crannies of his armchair.

"I thought you took to the mountains in such cases, sir," said Mr. Botcher.

"They're a little mite bashful," said Mr. Botcher, apologetically.

"I guess Botcher and Bascom know their business," said Mr. Vane.

Bascom and Botcher are egging him on and making him believe he has.

God will hear Mr. Botcher better if he closes his eyes; which he does.

Rachel was a botcher and a bungler, a very cobbler, beside Anne Turner.

I am brought to fine uses, to become a botcher of second-hand marriages between Abigails and Andrews!

"What a botcher is the most learned chemist compared with the root-fibres of the smallest plant," continued Siegwart.

"I read that article in the 'Tribune' about you with great interest," said Mr. Bascom, when Mr. Botcher's coughing had subsided.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., bocchen "to repair," later, "to spoil by unskillful work" (1520s); of unknown origin. Related: Botched; botching. As a noun from c.1600.

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