Words at Play : Top 10 Favorite British Words, Vol. 2

#7: Shambolic

Definition:

obviously disorganized or confused

Example:

"British singer Amy Winehouse, whose career has been blighted by alcohol and drug abuse... canceled all her scheduled concerts after she was jeered by fans in Serbia recently for a shambolic performance." – Mike Collett-White, Reuters, June 21, 2011

About the Word:

Shambolic probably spun off from shambles; it first appeared in print in 1970.

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