dumpster fire

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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 himself yesterday and accidentally laminated his tie today. He's a total dumpster fire.
See also: fire