bollixed up

bollix up

slang To jumble up or ruin something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bollix" and "up." Boy, you really bollixed up this report—I'm not sure I can even fix it. Take your time so you don't bollix it up!
See also: bollix, up

bollixed up

Bungled; messed up; mixed up. Oh man, the printer really bollixed up this report. The pages are all out of order now, and I think a whole section is missing!
See also: bollix, up
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But the Romans got the calendar all bollixed up (hope we aren't offending any ancient Romans out there) and the winter solstice fell on December 25.
What the two have in common is the frequency of failure--though for opposite reasons: Community withers from too little activity; communication gets bollixed up when there's too much.
I inquired about this with a PR rep for Pacific Microsonics, who then did some inquiring of his own and reported back to me that as far as he could tell, the disc was originally mastered for HDCD but was then for some reason remastered and the HDCD subcode was bollixed up. But the sound still is pretty good for a studio job.-- KWN
But their numbers are bollixed up. Abolfazl Rafii said the average Tehrani generates 800 grams (1.8 pounds) of trash and garbage each day or triple what Europeans produce.