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Synonyms of 'mismanage'

(verb) 
Definition
to organize or run something badly
Three-quarters of those surveyed thought the President had mismanaged the economy.
Synonyms
mishandle
The judge said the police had mishandled the siege.
,
bungle
Two prisoners bungled an escape bid last night
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botch
It's a silly idea, and he has botched it.
,
mess up
,
misdirect
, ,
make a mess of
,
make a hash of (informal)
,
make a nonsense of
,
bodge (informal)
,
misgovern
,
maladminister

Additional synonyms

in the sense of botch
Definition
to spoil through clumsiness or ineptitude
It's a silly idea, and he has botched it.
Synonyms
mar,
screw up (informal),
mess up,
cock up (British, slang),
balls up (taboo, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
make a nonsense of (informal),
bodge (informal),
make a pig's ear of (informal),
flub (US, slang),
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
in the sense of bungle
Definition
to spoil (an operation) through clumsiness or incompetence
Two prisoners bungled an escape bid last night
Synonyms
mess up,
blow (slang),
screw up (informal),
cock up (British, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
make a mess of,
foul up,
make a nonsense of (informal),
bodge (informal),
make a pig's ear of (informal),
flub (US, slang),
crool or cruel (Australian, slang),
louse up (slang)
in the sense of misconduct
Synonyms
sin,
err,
botch (up),
misdirect,
make a mess of,
behave badly

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