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botch +‎ -y


botchy (comparative more botchy, superlative most botchy)

  1. Full of botches or mistakes; poorly done.
    • Bishop Richard Watson
      Read over again my letter to the Lord Chancellor, and my last letter to yourself, and if they do not satisfy you that I am right in looking forward to a more substantial ecclesiastical reform, and in not promoting this botchy business, you must forgive me if I never say another word to you on the subject.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for botchy in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)