What are some alternative words for mishandle?

Synonyms for mishandle
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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

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

    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, 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

    "The funds were mismanaged"

    Synonyms:
    spoil, bobble, bungle, bollocks, 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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How to use mishandle in a sentence?

  1. Joe Biden:

    We all have to sit down and get serious about how we retool this campaign, i'm not going to sit back idly and watch people mishandle this campaign.


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