Pronunciation: (boch),[key] —v.t. 1. to spoil by poor work; bungle (often fol. by up): He botched up the job thoroughly. 2. to do or say in a bungling manner.
3. to mend or patch in a clumsy manner.
—n. 1. a clumsy or poor piece of work; mess; bungle: He made a complete botch of his first attempt at baking. 2. a clumsily added part or patch.
3. a disorderly or confused combination; conglomeration.
Pronunciation: (boch),[key] —n. 1. a swelling on the skin; a boil.
2. an eruptive disease.