Describes a situation that is in desperate need of remedy. Something that is worse than horrible, but not devastating or life changing. A person's appearance that is worse than a hot mess. Something that could be viewed as being worse than a hot mess.
The new project that was constructed was worse than horrible, it was a flaming disaster. Having such hostile individuals all in the same room resulted in the meeting being worse than counterproductive, it was a flaming disaster. Even though we all worked collaboratively to complete the project, our efforts resulted in a flaming disaster.
by Dhe January 27, 2014