Definition of train wreck
- Six months later, with Washington facing a political train wreck in Iraq, whom did it call? The United Nations.
- —Fareed Zakaria
- The train wreck that was Florence Ballard could not be hidden anymore. … Those shows went on without a hitch, but with Ballard progressively drinking harder, disaster awaited them as they trekked from Miami to play several college dates across the South.
- —Mark Ballard
- … to create what is termed on Capitol Hill a train wreck—a budget crisis so awful that the President would have to seriously negotiate, and yield on taxes.
- —Elizabeth Drew