[ skroo-uhp ]
/ ˈskruˌʌp /
a mistake or blunder: The package was delayed through an addressing screwup.
a habitual blunderer.
botcher, dub, bungler, ignoramus, bumbler, wreck, mess, flub, muddle, muff, shambles, stumble, fumble, foul-up, bumble
- screwed up,
- screwworm fly,
Origin of screwup
1955–60; Americanism; noun use of verb phrase screw up
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