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screwup

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of screwup

  1. 1 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy <clearly, there's been some sort of screwup about what time we were supposed to meet> Synonyms blunder, bobble, boob [British], boo-boo, brick, clanger [British], clinker, fault, flub, fluff, fumble, gaff, gaffe, goof, inaccuracy, lapse, miscue, misstep, mistake, oversight, error, slip, slipup, stumble, tripRelated Words bloomer, blooper, boner, howler, pratfall; foul-up, snafu; misapprehension, miscalculation, miscomprehension, misconception, misconstruction, miscue, misdescription, misimpression, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misreading, misstatement, misunderstandingNear Antonyms accuracy, correctness, exactitude, exactness, preciseness, precision, strictness; inerrancy, infallibility, perfection

  2. 2 someone who bungles an effort <don't ask the office screwup to arrange the holiday party> Synonyms blunderbuss, blunderer, botcher, bumbler, bungler, fumbler, butcherRelated Words incompetent, muddlerNear Antonyms ace, adept, crackerjack (also crackajack), expert, maestro, master, virtuoso, wizard




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