shit show

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shit show (plural shit shows)

  1. (colloquial, vulgar) A messy situation, especially involving drunkenness and partying.
    • 1973, Yearbook of the European Convention on Human Rights, pg. 410:
      There is that swine again. We don't want this shit-show any longer...
    • 1999, Jamie Harrison, An Unfortunate Prairie Occurrence: a Blue Deer mystery, Macmillan, →ISBN, pg. 330:
      I was too busy helping Laura clean up for this shit show.
    • 2003, Aironius French, The Adventures of Waiterman, Lord of the Restaurant Jungle, Trafford Publishing, vol. 1, no. 1, →ISBN, pg. 186:
      The primary cause of the customer directed apathy was the servers' preoccupations with getting drunk and creating a script for the nightly shit show.
    • 2008, Thomas Holland, KIA: A Dr. Kel McKelvey Novel, Simon and Schuster, →ISBN, pg. 12:
      Things can't possibly be so bad at work that you'd volunteer for another trip to this shit show.