Definition of Chinese fire drill in English:

Chinese fire drill

Line breaks: Chin|ese fire drill


North American informal , offensive
A state of disorder or confusion.
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  • But what's this, two minutes into the run and the pack is totally bewildered and resembles a comic Chinese fire drill - total chaos.
  • John earlier called it a Chinese fire drill, which may be about right.
  • But I am not sure veto-wielding China or the Russian Federation would mind at all if Russian roulette and the Chinese fire drill dropped their national credentials.

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Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
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