dumpster fire

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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com/dictionary/dumpster%20fire) dumpster fire ," which has become popular shorthand for anything that is exceptionally terrible.
Early last season, the Chicago Blackhawks' penalty kill was nothing short of a raging dumpster fire.
This proposal, which was a moral and intellectual dumpster fire, is still a disaster.
To find a real dumpster fire of a political party, one need only look across the Atlantic at the poetically inept American left.
Story comment sections can range from an irrelevant, trolling bickerfest, to a racist, mysogynistic dumpster fire.
into a raging dumpster fire (which, honestly, might be unfair to dumpster fires everywhere), Utah shines as a beacon where people with different backgrounds, values and ideas can come together to seek solutions.
Which is weird, since their quiz result was actually 'raging dumpster fire.
But if Trump signs Ryan's grand design, the speaker can retreat to his Capitol suite and observe the eternal flame of Trump's perpetual dumpster fire from a safe distance.
Berger said he was looking forward to congressional hearings on Wells Fargo, adding, "It's going to be a dumpster fire.
Team Dumpster Fire, more commonly known as IDX, took on the "I Heart Red Caps" challenge and developed a tech solution to make Red Cap safety patrols less labor intensive.
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Early last season, the Blackhawks' penalty kill was nothing short of a raging dumpster fire.
The second is #Benghazi, a dumpster fire of conspiracy theories and nakedly political attacks, fanned by right-wing Twitter trolls and fed by the all-too-common conviction that, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, there's a high-level coverup at work.
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Thursday - Lawrence Street and West 7th Alley, Eugene, Dumpster fire, no damage.