Is it polite to say screwed up?

It’s used in everything from pop songs to commentaries by TV talk show hosts. Seriously, in most walks of society screwed is considered merely informal these days, not rude.

Is it rude to say screwed up?

It is definitely rude if you say it toward a person, esp. like “screw you” = “f-you” It is not really rude to say “screwed up” – that’s common (casual) speech, unless you’re talking with somebody who’s unusually sensitive.

What can I say instead of screwed up?

screwed up

  • blundered,
  • boobed.
  • [British],
  • erred,
  • flubbed,
  • fluffed,
  • fouled up,
  • fumbled,

Is screwed up formal?

Well, “screw up” is, for me at least, very informal, but I’m surprised people see “screw up” as being so strong — I take it as just barely stronger than “making a mistake.” For formal purposes, you could always say “Errors were made.” It very boring and uninformative.

How do you say screwed up professionally?

synonyms for screwed up

  1. botch.
  2. bungle.
  3. confuse.
  4. flub.
  5. muddle.
  6. spoil.
  7. blow.
  8. foul up.

Is balls a curse word?

Balls can also be used as a swear-word expressing extreme disappointment or annoyance. has a fuller definition, from Collins, showing it as an interjection.

What does it mean if someone is screwed up?

If you say that someone is screwed up, you mean that they are very confused or worried, or that they have psychological problems. [informal] He was really screwed up with his emotional problems.

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What’s another word for you’re screwed?

What is another word for screwed?

loaded drunk
boozed-up langered
dronkverdriet mashed
broken ossified
stukkend off your face

What is a word for messing something up?

verb. make a mess of, destroy or ruin. synonyms: ball up, blow, bobble, bodge, bollix, bollix up, botch, botch up, bumble, bungle, butcher, flub, fluff, foul up, fumble, louse up, mishandle, muck up, muff, screw up, spoil. type of: fail, go wrong, miscarry. be unsuccessful.