- [verb] make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
Synonyms: botch, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up
- [verb] walk unsteadily; "The drunk man stumbled about"
Synonyms: stumble, falter
- [verb] speak haltingly; "The speaker faltered when he saw his opponent enter the room"
Synonyms: stutter, stammer, falter