logistical nightmare

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

logistical nightmare (plural logistical nightmares)

  1. (informal) A military situation for which it is difficult to plan or organize the logistics.
  2. (figuratively) Any situation or event that requires considerable coordination of many people, beyond the original organizer's expectations.

References[edit]

  • OED 2006 (definition 1)