HyperDic: dog[s_breakfast

English > 1 sense of the expression dog's breakfast:
NOUNstatedog's breakfast, dog's dinnera poor job
English > dog's breakfast: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA poor job; a mess.
Example"they made a real dog's breakfast of that job"
Synonymdog's dinner
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderfix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fishinformal terms for a difficult situation

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