or bol·ix, bol·lox

[ bol-iks ]
See synonyms for: bollixbollixed on

verb (used with object)Informal.
  1. to do (something) badly; bungle (often followed by up): His interference bollixed up the whole deal.

  1. a confused bungle.

Origin of bollix

First recorded in 1930–35; variant of ballocks

Words Nearby bollix Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bollix in a sentence

  • "Now you call me if there's any more of this bollix," he said to the operator as he left.

    Eight Keys to Eden | Mark Irvin Clifton