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ballup

[bawl-uhp] /ˈbɔlˌʌp/
noun, Slang.
1.
a state of confusion; mix-up.
Also, especially British, balls-up
[bawlz-uhp] /ˈbɔlzˌʌp/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; noun use of verb phrase ball up
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British Dictionary definitions for ballup

balls-up

/ˈbɔːlʌp/
noun
1.
something botched or muddled
verb
2.
(transitive, adverb) to muddle or botch
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