Examples of shambolic in a Sentence
a shambolic system of public transportation
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The shambolic implementation of the GST is likely to make matters worse.
The networks were on the hot seat because their election-night coverage had contributed to the chaos of that shambolic evening.
Donald Trump’s new chief of staff, retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, is attempting to impose military discipline on the president’s shambolic reality show of an administration.
In their last encounter, Monika notices a photograph of her family taken during the shambolic expedition in the Amazon.
Americans, too, long ridiculed South Vietnam and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) as corrupt and shambolic.
Its largely acoustic songs are sweet and all too brief, and affect a shambolic attitude that bolsters the earnestness at their hearts.
Yet Arsenal apparently stopped communicating at some point in the afternoon, leading a Mail source to term it 'shambolic'.
As for Congress — well, just consider the shambolic attempt at health-care reform this summer, the bizarre slapdash procession of bills designed to skirt or exploit every procedure in the books.
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Origin and Etymology of shambolic
First Known Use: 1970See Words from the same year
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