Dictionary.com

shitshow

or shit show

[ shit-shoh ]
/ ˈʃɪtˌʃoʊ /
Save This Word!

noun Slang: Vulgar.

a chaotic event or situation, often one that turns out badly: The world doesn't need more bitching about the inevitable, unfixable shitshow that is modern air travel.
a person or thing that is a total mess, failure, or disaster: You'll be cursing that contractor for hours while you try to reverse the shitshow under your new tile floor.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of shitshow

First recorded in 1970–75; shit + show
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!