noun. 1. A group of people so shitfaced that it is entertaining to watch.
The 80's dance party was a real shitshow, thanks to Captain Morgan.
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1) A party or event where where massive amounts of alcohol are consumed.

2) A person who consumes a copious amount of alcohol, making them physically and/or mentally unstable.

(see Shitfaced)
1) Everyone at this party is hammered drunk. This is a total shit-show.

2) Kaidra had way too much to drink and is now a complete Shit-Show.
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Ridiculous/wild outcomes and or actions that can be caused by intoxication that ultimatley leads to moments of blackness and dissaray.
Last night was such a shit show, I can't believe that I started dancing on the bar topless!!!
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IKEA on a Saturday afternoon.
Damn, IKEA was a f*cking shit show today. I've never seen so many bratty kids and fat people in one confined space.
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An event involving copious amounts of fail. Everything goes completely wrong and any attempts to fix it only result in making it worse thus leading to a cataclysmic disaster. Almost always caused by gross incompetence and/or a person with "mentally retarded" IQ classification as defined by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales 1981 Classification.
Barack Obama's presidency was a total shit show.
by xi zhang May 09, 2016

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A totally fucked-up situation
A former longtime Wells Fargo consumer bank employee in the Minneapolis region, who also spoke on the condition of anonymity, described a "cutthroat" environment that caused employees to fear for their job and make "bad ethical choices."
"It was a real shit show over there," he said.
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Usually an event like a party or gathering of sorts were an audience can quickly form to witness a mess unfold before them. This requires at least 1 individual but usually involves several idiots and attention whores who are quickly consumed by a chaotic and unpredictable side show for all to enjoy. can also be categorized by the one person in a group that usually gets the most shit faced.
Did you see that "ShitShow" last night between those 2 idiots.
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