The definition of a fiasco is something that is an utter and complete disaster.(noun)
An example of fiasco is a party where no one shows up and the clown hired to entertain breaks his leg and sues.
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noun pl. fi·as·coes or fi·as·cos
Origin: , from Italian fare fiasco, to make a bottle, fail
Origin: , from fiasco, bottle (perhaps translation of French bouteille, bottle, error, used by the French for linguistic errors committed by Italian actors on the 18th-century French stage)
Origin: , from Late Latin flascō; see flask.
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