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screwup

or screw-up

[skroo-uhp]
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noun Slang.
  1. a mistake or blunder: The package was delayed through an addressing screwup.
  2. a habitual blunderer.
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Origin of screwup

1955–60; Americanism; noun use of verb phrase screw up
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