recipe for disaster

Definition of recipe for disaster

  1. :  something that will result in disaster “She's planning to do the plumbing herself.” “That's a recipe for disaster.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  prescription

    :  a set of instructions for making something from various ingredients

    :  a formula or procedure for doing or attaining something

  1. :  an unfavorable aspect (see aspect 2a) of a planet or star

    :  a sudden calamitous event bringing great damage, loss, or destruction

    :  a sudden or great misfortune or failure

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a brief usually trivial fact

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