train wrecktrain wreck
Informal anything characterized by utter failure, disorder, calamity, etc.
- An accident or collision involving a train.
- Slang A disastrous outcome or occurrence; a catastrophe: described the new budget as a fiscal train wreck.
(plural train wrecks)
- In UK English, train crash would be preferred for the literal sense, and car crash for the metaphorical sense.
- Dated form of train wreck.