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fiasco

noun fi·as·co \ fē-ˈa-(ˌ)skō also -ˈä- \

Definition of fiasco

plural fiascoes
: a complete failure
  • The critic called the film a fiasco.
  • … the total fiasco that was his personal life …
  • —Margaret Atwood

Origin and Etymology of fiasco

French, from Italian, from fare fiasco, literally, to make a bottle


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fiasco

noun fi·as·co \ fē-ˈä-(ˌ)skō , -ˈa- \

Definition of fiasco

plural fiascoes also fiaschi play \fē-ˈä-(ˌ)skē, -ˈa-\
: bottle, flask; especially : a bulbous long-necked straw-covered bottle for wine

Origin and Etymology of fiasco

Italian, from Late Latin flasco bottle — more at flask

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FIASCO Defined for Kids

fiasco

noun fi·as·co \ fē-ˈa-skō \

Definition of fiasco for Students

plural fiascoes
: a complete failure
  • The party was a fiasco.


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