or bol·ix, bol·lox
- to do (something) badly; bungle (often followed by up): His interference bollixed up the whole deal.
- a confused bungle.
Origin of bollix
Related Words for bollixobstruct, hinder, wreck, subvert, cripple, vandalize, destroy, disrupt, hamper, undermine, torpedo, botch, flub, confuse, muddle, spoil, bungle, bumble, err, miscalculate
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Historical Examples of bollix
"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
"bungle," respelling (perhaps euphemistic) of bollocks, plural of bollock "testicle," from Old English beallucas "testicles," from Proto-Germanic *ball-, from PIE *bhel- (2) "to inflate, swell" (see bole). Related: Bollixed; bollixing.