mess up

mess up ( up)

     v 1: make a mess of, destroy or ruin [syn: botch, 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, fuck up]
     2: disturb the smoothness of; "ruffle the surface of the water"
        [syn: ruffle, ruffle up, rumple]
     3: make a mess of or create disorder in; "He messed up his
        room" [syn: mess]