dog's breakfast


chiefly British
: a confused mess or mixture

Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dog's breakfast was in 1892

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“Dog's breakfast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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