messy, on the verge of going to shambles.
Green Day is not shambolic enough to be a punk band.
by ihi ulu January 13, 2010
Something that is symbolic of a sham.
In a strange, unintended and utterly shambolic way, Beckham's embarrassing absence in his first year has actually prolonged his honeymoon period.
by Peter Rocks October 31, 2007
To say something is a sham and diabolical. Used by Gordon Ramsay - Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares
It's not fucking kitchen life - it's fucking shambolic.
by Caff Money January 22, 2013