when an event degenerates into a random, confusing state; a complete mess.
tonight has officially become a shambles
by that JP guy June 8, 2006
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Word used to describe an individual after a particularly shameful performance, generally influenced by alcoholic intake.
Gregor, you were a shambles last night.
by Cotterell January 30, 2006
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To be in shambles.
Another way to say drunk or wasted.
"Dude you were crazy last night. You were in shambles."
by baishani December 1, 2009
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1)Chaos, Disorder, Poorly Organised, Worthless
2)A way of walking
3)A butcher's slaughterhouse
4)A Meatseller's Table
5)Legs Like a Meatseller's Table
1) It was a complete and utter shambles
2 & 5) Look at him as he shambles along like that
3 & 4) Lets go & get some meat from the shambles
by RMR September 14, 2004
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being in an state of absolute confusion and stupidity
“hey did you see her face when her lunchbox blew up in her face?”

“she was in absolute shambles lol”
by Jongster August 27, 2021
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an irish curse used when calling shotgun. can be used with the shotgun call "shotgun, no shambles" or if not used "shotgun", a second person can call shambles and they get shotty.
Person 1: Shotgun, no shambles
Person 2: Fuck

Person 1: Shotgun
Person 2: Shambles
Person 1: Fuck, you win
by carpetmuncher1011 March 28, 2010
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1. A word used by idiots who think they'll sound intelligent if they use it in a sentence.

2. The state in which Africa was left after the Europeans had their way with them.
"Aye, those Europeans left Africa in shambles."
by apgovt March 31, 2009
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