transitive verb

: to handle roughly or clumsily : maul, mar, bungle

Word History


mis- entry 1 + Scots guggle, gruggle to crumple, rumple, probably from Dutch kreukelen, from Middle Dutch krokelen, from kroke wrinkle, fold; akin to Old English crycc crutch

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“Misguggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misguggle. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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