A really, really bad problem. Worse than a disaster, worse than a catastrophe.
Did you see how he screwed up the presentation? It was a disastrophe!
by Rick Rodrick September 24, 2003
A combination of the words 'disaster' and 'catastrophe' indicating a very serious and very tragic event. A tragedy of epic proportions.
The flood was a disastrophe for that region of the United States.
by Bob_Lob_law September 10, 2010
A combination of disaster and catastrophe taking place, usually in the workplace and sometimes involving doughnuts
Guy: I can't believe he ratted us out to the client for blowing off the meeting to go for doughnuts...

Girl: What a disastrophe!!
by AndyHay. March 10, 2010
A situation or event which scores, in severity, between disaster and catastrophe on the problem scale.
When Maddy realised, after a night of crying about her latest failed relationship, that she had an important Physics test the following day, she declared the situation a disastrophe, and continued sobbing.
by gangstayo December 29, 2009
A situation so hideous that it exceeds the definitions of both "disaster" and "catastrophe", thereby necessitating the use of a hybrid.
Sara: How was that new hair place?

Nico: It was a total disastrophe - the guy wanted to give me an ironic perm. Ugh, Williamsburg.
by nwags December 18, 2011
Both a disaster and a catastrophe.
Milt's attempt to start a Strip club using only dancers over the age of 60 was a Disastrophe!
by Manolo Cartegeña October 11, 2014
A hybrid combination of the words "disaster" and "catastrophe" used in any situation that requires a little extra intensity.
A: Have you heard Apache Thundersnow's new single?

R: I haven't, is it any good?

A: No, it's a disastrophe! Their debut single "I'm Hardcore" was so much better...
by A.Lep February 19, 2011

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