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
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
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