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Word of the Day 05/26/18 Omnishambles

Omnishambles (noun)
omnishambles [om-nuh-sham-buh lz]


noun, plural om·ni·sham·bles. (used with a singular verb)
1. Chiefly British Informal. a situation, especially in politics, in which poor judgment results in disorder or chaos with potentially disastrous consequences.

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Origin: 2009; omni- + shamble; first used in the BBC TV series The Thick of It, a political satire

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