balls up

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balls up

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of ball up

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balls up (third-person singular simple present ballses up, present participle ballsing up, simple past and past participle ballsed up) (phrasal verb)

  1. (UK, New Zealand, vulgar) To do something badly. To ruin a job.
    He really ballsed up that paint work. It'll have to be redone!