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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.