shitstorm

noun

shit·​storm ˈshit-ˌstȯrm How to pronounce shitstorm (audio)
variants or less commonly shit storm
plural shitstorms also shit storms
vulgar slang : a wildly chaotic and unmanageable situation, controversy, or sequence of events
The tour was canceled. A predictable spiral ensued, culminating in an epic shitstorm of arrests, overdoses, domestic disharmony, prison, and parole violations.Scott Weiland

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shitstorm was in 1948

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Cite this Entry

“Shitstorm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shitstorm. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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