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Synonyms for fiasco
fiˈæs koʊ or, esp. for 2 , -ˈɑ skoʊfi·as·co

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  1. fiasconoun


  2. fiasconoun

    A ludicrous or humiliating failure. Some effort that went quite wrong.


  3. fiasconoun

    A wine bottle in a (usually straw) jacket.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. debacle, fiasconoun

    a sudden and violent collapse

    thrashing, trouncing, walloping, debacle, drubbing, whipping, slaughter

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  1. fiasconoun

    [It.] failure, fizzle, abortive attempt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fiasco":

    flop, failure, debacle, bust, washout

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  1. New York:

    Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan has been a 'disastrous' and 'humiliating' 'fiasco,' in the words of the mainstream media’s ostensibly objective foreign-policy journalists, yet this political fiasco is not a development that the media covered so much as one that it created.

  2. Devin Nunes:

    Whats happening here with Barr,I think people need tounderstand that hes cleaning upthe mess from not only the Obamaadministration but also themess that was left with thewhole Russia-gate fiasco.

  3. Matthias Diem:

    In Gatwick, whoever was behind it, they only wanted to create chaos and economic damage, but if they had dropped something, it could have been a fiasco.

  4. Joel Kitchens:

    Really the presidential election will be the biggest challenge, and I think also if there is going to be a resurgence it's more likely to come in the fall, when you look at the stakes in the November election, where Wisconsin is likely to be one of the determining states for the presidency, we certainly can't afford to have it be a fiasco with people not getting ballots.

  5. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole:

    We had two-thirds of our road patrol tied up on this fiasco.

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    Synonym for Oxymoron
    • A. Contradictory
    • B. Stupid
    • C. Ignorant
    • D. Demented

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