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Definition 1: (sports) dropping the ball - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for muff in the sense of this definition

(muff is a kind of ...) an embarrassing mistake

(muff belongs to category ...) a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

(muff belongs to category ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"he played baseball in high school" "there was a baseball game on every empty lot" "there was a desire for National League ball in the area" "play ball!"

Definition 2: a warm tubular covering for the hands - [noun denoting artifact]

(muff is a kind of ...) clothing for the hands

Samples where muff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for muff in the sense of this definition

(muff is a kind of ...) be unsuccessful

"Where do today's public schools fail?" "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"

(muff is a kind of ...) fail to do something; leave something undone

"She failed to notice that her child was no longer in his crib" "The secretary failed to call the customer and the company lost the account"

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