June 28, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
shambles /ˈʃæmbəlz/ noun
shambles
/ˈʃæmbəlz/
noun
The kitchen is in shambles.
The kitchen is in shambles.
Learner's definition of SHAMBLES

: a place or state in which there is great confusion, disorder, or destruction

[singular]

  • The city was a shambles after the hurricane.

  • This room is a shambles. [=mess]

  • His life was a shambles after the divorce.

[noncount]

  • The room was in shambles.

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