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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Italian
Origin: (far) fiasco '(to make) a bottle, to fail in a performance'

fiasco

noun
     
fi‧as‧co plural fiascoes or fiascos [countable]
an event that is completely unsuccessful, in a way that is very embarrassing or disappointing [= disaster]:
The first lecture I ever gave was a complete fiasco.

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