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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How to use dumpster fire in a sentence
Hi Quartz readers,Hi Quartz readers,Last month a team of Canadian researchers unwittingly poured gasoline on the dumpster fire of anti-vax propaganda.
Last month a team of Canadian researchers unwittingly poured gasoline on the dumpster fire of anti-vax propaganda.
A team of Canadian researchers unwittingly spewed gasoline on the dumpster fire of anti-vax propaganda earlier this month when they published a non-peer-reviewed study on Covid-19 vaccine side effects.A Canadian study of Covid-19 vaccine side effects contains a major mistake | Lila MacLellan | September 28, 2021 | Quartz
As of this moment, my PyTorch kernels aren't so much torches as they are dumpster fires.Ars AI headline experiment finale—we came, we saw, we used a lot of compute time | Sean Gallagher | July 22, 2021 | Ars Technica
It goes without saying that most of us are more than happy to see 2020 come to an end, but even this dumpster fire of a year could not extinguish the will to fight for a better life.