dumpster fire

[ duhmp-ster fahyer ]
/ ˈdʌmp stər ˌfaɪər /

noun

a fire in a dumpster, or a large bin for refuse.
Slang. a situation, person, or thing that is disastrous and out of control:The team is turning into the biggest dumpster fire in the league.

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