verb (used with object)
to administer or manage badly or inefficiently: The mayor was a bungler who maladministered the city budget.
Origin of maladminister
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Related Words for maladministererr, botch, flub, muff, fumble, mistreat, misuse, bungle, misdirect, mishandle, blow, goof, harm, pervert, overlook, blunder, confound, abuse, misapply, misconduct
(tr) to administer badly, inefficiently, or dishonestly
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