Rep. Charlie Wilson needs a bailout of his own—from Barney Frank, no less—after botching a question for the entire panel.
Republicans are perfectly capable of botching races, and with the Senate, Democrats lose in 2014, they gain it in 2016.
Yang was a terrible leader whose biggest accomplishment was botching a $48.5 billion buyout offer from Microsoft.
The man behind the new ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Star Wars’ movies is mixing genres, botching continuity, and ignoring solid science.
I found her with her mother, rosary in hand, while her noble father was botching old boots.
While he is trotting after his patients, she sits there botching socks.
The botching work each fine pretender traces Is, I perceive, a principle with you.
She was too tired of botching to tell him he was wasting time.
The next day she had many things to do and succeeded in botching most of them.
As he did it, he saw he was botching it just like everything else.
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.).