make a hash of

Definition of make a hash of

informal

  1. :  to ruin (something) by making many mistakes He made a hash of the whole project!

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

hashplay
  1. :  to chop (food, such as meat and potatoes) into small pieces

    :  confuse, muddle

    :  to talk about :  review

  1. :  chopped food

    :  chopped meat mixed with potatoes and browned

    :  a restatement of something that is already known

  1. :  hashish


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