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fiasco
used in Cujo

2 uses
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Definition
a complete failure — typically humiliating
  • His mind turned toward the Red Razberry Zingers fiasco again, and he let it, knowing that sometimes a no-pressure, almost idle review of a bad situation could~ for him, at least —result in some new insight, a fresh angle.
  • Since the Zingers fiasco, two clients (including Cannes-Look jeans) had canceled their arrangements with I-E, and if Ad Worx lost the Sharp account, Rob would lose other accounts in addition to Sharp.

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