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dumpster fire

slang A complete and utter disaster or a completely chaotic situation, likened to a fire in a dumpster, which quickly becomes uncontrollable. The phrase can be applied to both situations and people. As you might imagine, a 17-1 loss was a dumpster fire. That intern spilled coffee on himself yesterday and accidentally laminated his tie today. He's a total dumpster fire.
See also: fire
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Dumpsters at any BLM recreational site are for visitor use only.
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She said she cut the umbilical cord herself and told the CPS caseworker she put him in the dumpster because she thought the baby was dead.
Late last week, firefighters went to Kansas Street and Pitt Street, where a vehicle, a dumpster and pallets were on fire outside local businesses.
Joe Ellis found $3,800 in a dumpster behind a Speedy Mart in Murfreesboro, decided to return it, and got a hefty reward, (http://www.
Since they run two routes a week, the dumpsters are emptied once a week.
The treated lumber from the old deck went into the dumpster.
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When the officer was out of his car having a look around, checking doors he could hear noises coming from the dumpster," the Daily Telegraph quoted Sgt.
Matejka Recycling has announced Red Box Plus, said to be the first dual-purpose hauling product that combines a dumpster with an attached portable toilet.
Due to excessive winds, a vortex of smoke and embers were swirling in the area on the north side, between the trash dumpster and a recycle bin.
Dumpster diving has always been a respectable way for penniless students and group houses to acquire furniture and appliances.