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fiasco

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fiasco

  1. something that has failed <undaunted by his early fiascoes, he continued his experiments in rocketry> Synonyms bomb, bummer, bust, catastrophe, clinker, clunker, debacle (also débâcle), disaster, dud, failure, fizzle, flop, frost, lemon, loser, miss, shipwreck, turkey, washoutRelated Words also-ran, disappointment, dog, has-been, near miss; botch, hash, mess, muddle, shambles; nonevent; nonstarterNear Antonyms corker, crackerjack (also crackajack), dandy, jim-dandy, phenomenonAntonyms blockbuster, hit, smash, success, winner




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