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1.
1. A complete disaster.
2. Something very difficult that nobody wants to deal with.
This project is a complete dumpster fire.
by FullOn July 10, 2008
 
2.
In entertainment or sports, a laughably poor performance usually caused by:
1. Lack of planning, preparation or talent.
2. Random events that effectively sabotage
the effort (i.e., technical problems).
Dumpster Fire is the kindest thing I can
say about Oakland's game against San Diego.
by Guitarist1234 December 20, 2008
 
3.
Blown the fuck out.
Quagmire: Hi Angela. I'm Peter's friend, Glen Quagmire. Thanks for having me in your home and I would have had sex with you but Peter neglected to tell me you were a dumpster fire. Some friend, huh?
by Rectalwrangler March 26, 2010
 
4.
Slightly better than a Train Wreck. In
live music or theatre, an inept, poorly
executed performance or problem plagued
situation usually caused by poor planning,
bad luck, incompetence, unprofessional
behavior, etc.
"How did your friend's band do last night?"
"It was a Dumpster Fire. The
singer was drunk and forgot lyrics, the
lead guitar and bass player argued and
fought all night and a stage light fell
and destyoyed the drummer's floor tom..."
by CarvinLB70Guy November 16, 2008
 
5.
1. The way to describe a noun when it is in a disastrous state.

2. A repulsive mixture of scarlet, crimson, cream, and gray.
1. Oklahoma is a dumpster fire state.

2. The Ohio State Buckeyes are changing their jersey colors to dumpster fire and gray.
by Teach Me How to Jimmer June 28, 2011
 
6.
Someone who's ridiculously unattractive (and possibly arrogant/attention seeking and thinks they're super attractive).
My friend neglected to tell me my blind date was a total dumpster fire.

She started crying in front of the mirror when she realized she was a complete dumpster fire.
by The-DudeManchu December 21, 2013
 
7.
Literal meaning.
Ahh! I threw my cig away before putting it out and it caused a dumpster fire!
by Madmadness January 29, 2011