from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To botch; bungle.
- n. The act or an instance of botching or bungling: "Their literature leans toward a comedy of small social flubs and withered chastity” ( James Wolcott).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An error; a mistake in the performance an action.
- v. To goof, fumble, or err in the performance of an action.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bang; flop.
- n. Same as foozle, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a mess of, destroy or ruin
- n. an embarrassing mistake
Origin unknown.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Possibly suggested by fluff and flop. US; as verb from 1924, noun from 1953. (Wiktionary)