screwup

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noun screw·up \ˈskrü-ˌəp\

Definition of screwup

  1. 1 :  one who screws up

  2. 2 :  botch, blunder

Examples of screwup in a sentence

  1. That was a major screwup.

  2. She's a screwup who can't hold down a job.

Circa 1960

First Known Use of screwup

circa 1960


SCREWUP Defined for English Language Learners

screwup

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noun screw·up \ˈskrü-ˌəp\

Definition of screwup for English Language Learners

  • : a mistake or error

  • : a person who often makes mistakes especially about important things : someone who often screws up



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