Definition Of debcle


a sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco.

the economic debacle that became known as the Great Depression

Example Of debcle

  • After previous electoral debacles , the Conservatives bounced speedily back.

  • And until we straighten out what kind of information real doctors take into the examining room with them to see real patients, we're going to keep having these drug debacles one after the other.

  • ‘All of these were outrageous debacles undertaken for crude political reasons,’ said Mr Bruton.

  • Drummer Larry Mullen Jr apologised to fans for the recent debacle where many fan club members were unable to buy tickets for the shows.

  • For one thing, it will force the government to produce a compelling, coherent, consistent, and persuasive account of their programs, their debacles , and their triumphs.

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