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Synonyms for mishandlemɪsˈhæn dl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up(verb)

    make a mess of, destroy or ruin

    Synonyms:
    vitiate, stammer, mud, plunder, impair, drift, pamper, hot up, flub, suck, featherbed, mar, gasconade, squander, ruffle up, boast, heat up, vaunt, itch, screw up, ball up, mire, frustrate, corrupt, bluster, gas, deflower, spoil, muck up, rape, tease, grope, violate, bollocks, mollycoddle, bungle, bollocks up, fumble, muck, shove along, shove off, foil, stutter, blow, bollix, rumple, coddle, cosset, shoot a line, scotch, go bad, ruffle, baby, cross, louse up, fellate, float, botch up, bodge, mess up, brag, bobble, baffle, muff, be adrift, fluff, mess, mishandle, tout, foul up, swash, blunder, indulge, despoil, waste, go down on, stumble, blow out, bollix up, botch, thwart, bilk, bumble, falter, cocker, burn out, misconduct, mismanage

  2. mismanage, mishandle, misconduct(verb)

    manage badly or incompetently

    Synonyms:
    spoil, bobble, bungle, bollocks, mishandle, misbehave, misdemean, bollix, foul up, louse up, bodge, flub, fumble, botch up, fluff, ball up, screw up, mismanage, misconduct, mess up, blow, bollix up, botch, muck up, bumble, bollocks up, muff

Wiktionary

  1. mishandle(verb)

    To handle badly, causing physical injury.

    Synonyms:
    maltreat

  2. mishandle(verb)

    To handle incorrectly, to make a mistake in handling a thing or situation.

    Synonyms:
    mismanage


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