by Mmmm Lewinsky September 26, 2007
A complete failure that carries a connotation that, by better planning or execution, could have been avoided.
by wordboi June 22, 2009
In the conventional dictionaries, a fiasco is a complete and utter failure. Especially one which is embarrassing for the severity of the failure, or the severity of the ineptitude leading to it.
Hurrican Katrina did a lot of damage, and the response to the human tradgedy in New Orleans will be remembered as a gigantic fiasco.
by Ramon Gutierrez September 01, 2005
An event that has the appearance of falling completely apart at any moment, yet somehow manages to work out. Characterized by increased levels of both stress and enjoyment. Provides excellent story-telling material.
That trip where we drank rum and warm Pepsi and got stranded on that island and it started raining so we had to sleep in an old Datsun on that guy's front lawn when you were puking and we almost lost our jobs...man, that was a fiasco!
by Believe July 17, 2005
My boss came in to work early today and caught me taking bong rips in the walk in freezer. What a fiasco.
by Matt Killer June 27, 2003
a rare italian sports car, discontinued shortly after initial production because it was unreliable and just not very good.
by chuckybubbles November 21, 2009
by emilialover July 29, 2003