Definition of debacle in English:
A sudden and ignominious failure; a fiasco: the only man to reach double figures in the second-innings debacle
More example sentences
- I caution you however, to mention that the left cannot afford any more debacles that could have easily been prevented by fact checking.
- Often the films in question turn into debacles.
- The debacle at Gallipoli meant the war ministry in London needed a propaganda success.
downfall, collapse, defeat, rout, overthrow, conquest, trouncing
British informal cock-up, pig's ear
North American informal snafu