HyperDic: debacle

English > 3 senses of the word debacle:
NOUNeventdebacle, fiascoa sudden and violent collapse
phenomenondebacleflooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer
eventdebacle, thrashing, walloping, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whippinga sound defeat
debacle > pronunciation
Soundsdahbaa'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > debacle: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA sudden and violent collapse.
Synonymfiasco
BroadercollapseA natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in
Spanishdebacle, fiasco, fracaso
Catalanfiasco, fracàs, ruïna
English > debacle: 3 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
Meaningflooding caused by a tumultuous breakup of ice in a river during the spring or summer.
Broaderflood, inundation, deluge, alluvionThe rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto normally dry land
English > debacle: 3 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA sound defeat.
Synonymsthrashing, walloping, drubbing, slaughter, trouncing, whipping
Broaderdefeat, lickingAn unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest / contest
Spanishpaliza, tunda
Catalanallisada, pallissa, panadera

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