Definitions for screw up

Definitions for (verb) screw up

Main entry: screw up

Definition: twist into a strained configuration

Usage: screw up one's face

Main entry: heat up, hot up, screw up

Definition: make more intense

Usage: Emotions were screwed up

Main entry: screw up

Definition: screw or turn higher

Main entry: flub, fluff, foul up, fuck up, fumble, louse up, mess up, ball up, spoil, screw up, mishandle, muck up, muff, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle

Definition: make a mess of, destroy or ruin

Usage: I botched the dinner and we had to eat out; the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement

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