how to pronounce botch


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The above transcription of botch is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

botch is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of botch


  1. A case or outbreak of boils or sores.
  2. A tumour or other malignant swelling.
  3. A patch put on, or a part of a garment patched or mended in a clumsy manner.
  4. A mistake that is very stupid or embarrassing.
  5. One who makes a mess of something; a bungler.
  6. A messy, disorderly or confusing combination; conglomeration; hodgepodge.
  7. An action, job, or task that has been performed very badly; a ruined, defective, or clumsy piece of work.


  1. To do something without skill, without care, or clumsily.
  2. To perform (a task) in an unacceptable or incompetent manner; to make a mess of something.
  3. To repair or mend clumsily.

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