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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. Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole:

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

  2. Tom Cotton:

    This proposal is just another chapter in Biden’s rolling fiasco of an Afghanistan policy.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    When democrats complain about not taking stands you go back to Ruth Bader Ginsberg who made it a principle of her nominating process that she would not in any way telegraph where she would stand on anything, ever since the Bork nomination and the fiasco of the attacks on him it’s understood your job up there is to dance, to express a fealty to the constitution. You will say you will be independent and that's it and he did that beautifully.

  4. Ben Friedman:

    There are two reasons Gitmo is so hard to close. One is the military justice system for the inmates has been a fiasco, which has ground on without resolving all the cases, second, there is a political refusal to accept that closure means releasing the unconvicted somewhere, repatriating others, and moving some inmates to U.S. prisons.

  5. 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.

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