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foul–up

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noun \ˈfau̇(-ə)l-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of foul–up

  • : a problem caused by someone making a mistake or being careless

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of foul–up

  1. 1 :  a state of confusion or an error caused by ineptitude, carelessness, or mismanagement <foul–ups in transportation>

  2. 2 :  a mechanical difficulty

1950

First Known Use of foul–up

1950


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