Textual thesaurus for "mess up"

(verb) mess

make a mess of or create disorder in

He messed up his room

(verb) ruffle, ruffle up, rumple

disturb the smoothness of

ruffle the surface of the water

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

make a mess of, destroy or ruin

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