Likely a corruption of English/French massacre, possibly from the Missouri French dialect. Originated in the Ozark Mountains, date unknown. Attested no later than 1967 in the song "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" by Arlo Guthrie.
massacree (plural massacrees)
- (colloquial) A sequence of events so absurd, complicated and uncommon as to be unbelievable.
- The situation has fallen so far out of control to rightly be considered a massacree.
- car crash (chiefly UK)
- Charlie Foxtrot
- comedy of errors
- goat rope
- trainwreck (chiefly US)