Definitions for shambles

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  1. shambles(noun)

    a condition of great disorder

  2. abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse(noun)

    a building where animals are butchered

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  1. shambles(Noun)

    a scene of great disorder or ruin

  2. shambles(Noun)

    a great mess or clutter

    This website is a shambles.

  3. shambles(Noun)

    a scene of bloodshed, carnage or devastation

  4. shambles(Noun)

    a slaughterhouse

  5. shambles(Noun)

    a butcher's shop

  6. Origin: From scamul. A borrowing from scamellum, diminutive of scamnum.


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  • mataderoSpanish
  • capharnaüm, fouillis, bordelFrench
  • cosair chróIrish
  • pusztulás, vágóhíd, zűrzavar, romhalmaz, rendetlenség, összevisszaság, mészárszékHungarian
  • бойня, беспорядок, скотобо́йня, неразбериха, каварда́к, пу́таница, руина, барда́к, разрухаRussian
  • röraSwedish

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