bugger up

phrasal verb

buggered up; buggering up; buggers up
British, informal + impolite
: to make mistakes in doing or making (something)
The waiter buggered up our order.
I don't want that job. I'd surely bugger it up

Examples of bugger up in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whole thing with Brexit later over here was really a right-wing ploy to keep people in their places, and this really buggered up musicians in Europe. Jason Pettigrew, SPIN, 19 Apr. 2023

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“Bugger up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bugger%20up. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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