What does fiasco mean?

Definitions for fiasco
fiˈæs koʊ or, esp. for 2 , -ˈɑ skoʊfi·as·co

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. debacle, fiasco(noun)

    a sudden and violent collapse

Wiktionary

  1. fiasco(Noun)

    A ludicrous or humiliating failure. Some effort that went quite wrong.

  2. fiasco(Noun)

    A wine bottle in a (usually straw) jacket.

  3. Origin: From fiasco, from flasca, flascō "bottle, container", from flaska "bottle, flask" from flaskōn; see flask. "Failure" sense comes through (faire fiasco) from theatrical slang far fiasco (literally, "to make a bottle"), of unknown origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fiasco(noun)

    a complete or ridiculous failure, esp. of a musical performance, or of any pretentious undertaking

  2. Origin: [It.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fiasco

    fi-as′ko, n. a failure in a musical performance: a failure of any kind. [It. fiasco, bottle, perh. from L. vasculum, a little vessel, vas, a vessel.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiasco in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fiasco in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of fiasco in a Sentence

  1. Mohammad Javad Larijani:

    Let us hope that this fiasco will end on good terms.

  2. Michael Payne:

    And then it got completely derailed by the Ukraine fiasco.

  3. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole:

    We had two-thirds of our road patrol tied up on this fiasco.

  4. Steve Johnston:

    He understands that he made a mistake with the whole meat fiasco.

  5. Matthias Diem:

    In Gatwick, whoever was behind it, they only wanted to create chaos and economic damage, but if they had dropped something, it could have been a fiasco.

Images & Illustrations of fiasco

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