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shambolic

adjective sham·bol·ic \sham-ˈbä-lik\

: very messy or disorganized

Full Definition of SHAMBOLIC

chiefly British
:  obviously disorganized or confused

Examples of SHAMBOLIC

  1. a shambolic system of public transportation

Origin of SHAMBOLIC

probably from shambles
First Known Use: 1970

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