fiasco


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fi·as·co

 (fē-ăs′kō)
n. pl. fi·as·coes or fi·as·cos
A complete failure.

[French, from Italian fare fiasco, to make a bottle, fail, from fiasco, bottle (perhaps translation of French bouteille, bottle, error, used by the French for linguistic errors committed by Italian actors on the 18th-century French stage), from Late Latin flascō; see flask.]

fiasco

(fɪˈæskəʊ)
n, pl -cos or -coes
a complete failure, esp one that is ignominious or humiliating
[C19: from Italian, literally: flask; sense development obscure]

fi•as•co

(fiˈæs koʊ or, esp. for 2, -ˈɑ skoʊ)

n., pl. -cos, -coes.
1. a complete and ignominious failure.
2. a round-bottomed wine bottle, esp. one having a basketlike covering.
[1850–55; < Italian: literally, bottle < Germanic see flask]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fiasco - a sudden and violent collapse
collapse - a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in; "the roof is in danger of collapse"; "the collapse of the old star under its own gravity"

fiasco

noun flop, failure, disaster, ruin, mess (informal), catastrophe, rout, debacle, cock-up (Brit. slang), balls-up (taboo slang), fuck-up (offensive taboo slang), washout (informal) The party was a bit of a fiasco.

fiasco

noun
One that fails completely:
Informal: dud, flop, lemon.
Slang: bomb.
Translations
فَشَل تام، إخْفاق
фиаско
fiasko
fiasko
fiasko
fijasko
fiaskó
algjörlega misheppnaîur
fiaskovisiškas nepasisekimas
fiasko, pilnīga neveiksme
fiasko
fiasko
fijasko
фиаско

fiasco

[fɪˈæskəʊ] N (fiascos, fiascoes (pl)) → fiasco m, desastre m

fiasco

[fiˈæskəʊ] nfiasco m

fiasco

n pl <-s, (US also) -es> → Fiasko nt

fiasco

[fɪˈæskəʊ] nfiasco

fiasco

(fiˈӕskəu) plural fiˈascos noun
a complete failure. The party was a fiasco.
References in classic literature ?
I have fallen from a height, and my fiasco has made no noise.
Beyond this there was nothing in the manner of their leaving to suggest a FIASCO, or that they were not going together to visit friends.
I had spoken in a loud voice that there might be no question that our would-be terrorizers should hear me, for I was tiring of this nerve-racking fiasco.
Well, after this fiasco I went into the bedroom and examined that also.
The attack was a fiasco, the fighting was all over in ten minutes.
Broken bread and scraps of frozen macaroni lay upon the cloth and at the bottom of two soup-plates and a tureen; the macaroni had a tinge of tomato; and there was a crimson dram left in the tumblers, with an empty fiasco to show whence it came.
He kicked off his shoes and began pacing his room with noiseless rapidity; not since the night of the Old Bohemian dinner to Reuben Rosenthall had Raffles exhibited such excitement in my presence; and I was not sorry at the moment to be reminded of the fiasco to which that banquet had been the prelude.
and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as "THQ"), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the Zoey 101: Field Trip Fiasco video game on the Nintendo DS, and are based upon management's current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management.
So, after warm ups from Desert Hearts, General Fiasco (featuring Duke Special) and Verse Chorus Verse - Panama Kings are back, totally unrehearsed, gigging for the first time in three years.
The West Coast fiasco has also illustrated the failure of the Parliamentary scrutiny system.
com/2012/09/14/d-l-hugely-calls-the-hot-morning-crew/) Hughley blasted Fiasco on Hot 93.