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addaword.gifdefinition of omnishambles

noun
a complete screw-up in all areas; invented by the writers of BBC TV series The Thick of It and currently being used to describe the coalition government
'Omnishambles' is the word they are using in Downing Street these days to describe the series of self-inflicted political disasters that have engulfed the prime minister, David Cameron, and his coalition government.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/04/2012 16:42:00
Definition of omnishambles from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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