Learn a Word: Fiasco

Meaning: utter failure; a complete failure, often a humiliating one


Prime Minister’s new economic ideas turned into a fiasco.

The project submitted by the students was a fiasco.

Synonyms: debacle, catastrophe

The first known use of the word is in circa 1854.

Read more about the word ‘fiasco’ from the website of Merriam Webster.

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