Definition of Chinese fire drill in English:
nounNorth American informal, offensive
A state of disorder or confusion.
- 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.
Definition of Chinese fire drill in:
- US English dictionary
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