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Either way, it was a bungle to hope no one could prove the denial.

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Tatum and Hill reunite in 22 Jump Street as Jenko and Schmidt, hapless cops who go undercover as students to bungle a drug ring.

The Yankees have been paying for this $270 million bungle—enabled by some savvy advice from Goldman Sachs—ever since.

Every Senator who voted for Obamacare is accused of being the 60th vote, but few managed to bungle the process as badly as Nelson.

The Bergamots do have a beautiful life—a life they bungle out of fear, vanity, desperation, and love.

It was watching the military bungle one such investigation that eventually caused Jacob to leave the service.

I never knew him bungle over a rope or make a bad slip, and it was simply a pleasure to see him steer.

In practically all crimes attempted by scientists they bungle their jobs completely.

I am sure the snarling Beasts could never bungle Life as men do, darling, Who half know.

Not very seriously, I am afraid, lamented Nathalie, judging from the bungle I made in trying to learn that square knot.

"I'm afraid I shall make a worse bungle of it than I did of the toast," he said, as he saw her folding her hands with delight.

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On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bungle, such as: botch, err, flub, fudge, gum up, and miscalculate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.