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screwup

[skroo-uhp] /ˈskruˌʌp/
noun, Slang.
1.
a mistake or blunder:
The package was delayed through an addressing screwup.
2.
a habitual blunderer.
Also, screw-up.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; Americanism; noun use of verb phrase screw up
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