ballup

[bawl-uhp]

noun Slang.

a state of confusion; mix-up.

Also especially British, balls-up [bawlz-uhp] /ˈbɔlzˌʌp/.

Origin of ballup

First recorded in 1935–40; noun use of verb phrase ball up
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