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noun [singular] British humorous omnishambles pronunciation in British English /ˈɒmnɪˌʃæmb(ə)lz/
 
  1. something that is very badly organized and a failure in every way possible
    The omnishambles budget certainly did damage to the Tory reputation for competence.
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The word was first used in 2009 in the BBC TV series The Thick of It, a satirical comedy about the inner workings of the UK government.
 

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