Later that day, he went to his biology class and botched a test, because he was so distracted.
That move has some defenders, even if the execution was botched.
The revelation of the botched sting has generated outrage in both the United States and Mexico.
Cecilia Gimenez botched the restoration of a 19th-century Spanish fresco.
But as her botched return to Alaska gets even messier, he's ready for a divorce.
A splendid look of peace was upon her; one life was gone, thrown away as a piece of botched work; another was opening.
The Fury of suicides who know they have botched up life for good.
The weak and the botched shall perish: first principle of our charity.
My aunt rushed to the bureau, and there she saw the patched and botched wreck.
I told Scarborough he might have known things would be botched somehow.
late 14c., bocchen "to repair," later, "to spoil by unskillful work" (1520s); of unknown origin. Related: Botched; botching. As a noun from c.1600.
the name given in Deut. 28:27, 35 to one of the Egyptian plagues (Ex. 9:9). The word so translated is usually rendered "boil" (q.v.).