English Thesaurus
(verb) 
Definition
to bungle (a shot or catch)
She muffed her opening speech.
Synonyms
botch
It's a silly idea, and he has botched it.
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bungle
Two prisoners bungled an escape bid last night
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fluff (informal)
She fluffed her interview at Oxford.
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spoil
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
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screw up (informal)
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mess up
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cock up (British, slang)
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fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang)
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make a mess of
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mismanage
Three-quarters of those surveyed thought the President had mismanaged the economy.
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make a nonsense of
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bodge (informal)
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make a pig's ear of (informal)
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flub (US, slang)
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make a muck of (informal)
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crool or cruel (Australian, slang)

Additional synonyms

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 fluff
Definition
to make a mistake in performing
She fluffed her interview at Oxford.
Synonyms
mess up,
screw up (informal, informal),
cock up (British, slang),
fuck up (offensive, taboo, slang),
foul up (informal),
make a nonsense of,
be unsuccessful in,
make a mess off,
crool or cruel (Australian, slang)
in the sense of mismanage
Definition
to organize or run something badly
Three-quarters of those surveyed thought the President had mismanaged the economy.
Synonyms
mess up,
misdirect,
make a mess of,
make a hash of (informal),
make a nonsense of,
bodge (informal),
misgovern,
maladminister

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Thesaurus for muff from the Collins English Thesaurus
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