Fiasco - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fiˈæskoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word fiasco
Brit.  |fɪˈaskəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word fiasco

noun

- a sudden and violent collapse (syn: debacle)

Examples

The first lecture I ever gave was a complete fiasco.

The conference degenerated into a complete fiasco.

...the war was a fiasco that the administration tried to dress up as a triumph...

Word forms

noun
singular: fiasco
plural: fiascos
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