Definition of bollix
: to throw into disorder; also : bungle —usually used with up
Examples of bollix in a Sentence
That delay has bollixed our schedule.
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At home, the State Department fretted that Reagan's harsh rhetoric would bollix efforts to negotiate with Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev.
At home, the State Department fretted that Reagan’s harsh rhetoric would bollix efforts to negotiate with Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev.
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Origin and Etymology of bollix
alteration of bollocks
First Known Use: 1901See Words from the same year
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Definition of bollix for English Language Learners
: to make mistakes in doing (something) : to upset or ruin (something)
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