Definition of train wreck in English:

train wreck

Syllabification: train wreck


  • A chaotic or disastrous situation that holds a peculiar fascination for observers: his train wreck of a private life guaranteed front-page treatment
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    • What we're witnessing here in what was supposed to have been a championship season for Democrats is a potential train wreck.
    • Now she is considered a visual joke, a train wreck.
    • The long run of successes had quickly ended in a train wreck.

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