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.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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noun pl. fi·as·coes or fi·as·cos
Origin: French, from Italian fare fiasco, to make a bottle, fail, 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), from Late Latin flascō; see flask.