Synonyms of 'mismanage'
mishandleDictionary, bungle, botchThree-quarters of those surveyed thought the President had mismanaged the economy.
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If you botch something that you are doing, you do it badly or clumsily.
It's a silly idea, and he has botched it.
If you bungle something, you fail to do it properly, because you make mistakes or are clumsy.
Two prisoners bungled an escape bid last night
screw up (informal)
cock up (British, slang)
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang)
make a mess of
make a nonsense of (informal)
make a pig's ear of (informal)
flub (US, slang)
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
louse up (slang)
Thesaurus for mismanage from the Collins English Thesaurus
To mismanage something means to manage it badly.