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Definition of a horrorshow

horrorshow

adjective

  • very good, excellent; "cool". Origin: "horrorshow" is the phonetic spelling of a Russian word meaning "excellent." Entered Western pop culture with the 1960's book A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess and the movie adaptation directed by Stanley Kubrick.
    I thought the movie was horrorshow.

    Last edited on Jan 19 2011. Submitted by Will Carpenter from Tallulah, LA, USA on Jul 11 1997.

noun

  • an event, process, etc. in which many things go wrong.
    Development of the new model was a complete horrorshow.
    • See more words with the same meaning: a mess.

    Last edited on Sep 08 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 08 2012.

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Other terms relating to 'a mess':

Definitions include: less common spelling of blivit.
Definitions include: to use one or more kludges (as described in the noun sense) to solve a problem.
Definitions include: acronym for "God awful mess".
Definitions include: a drunken event/night of epic proportions.
Definitions include: to end an intimate relationship with someone.
Definitions include: a massive disaster.
Definitions include: messy, trashy, or dilapidated.
Definitions include: of superior quality, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: to look disorderly, undesirable.
Definitions include: Acronym for "situation normal, all fucked up."
Definitions include: a mess, a really bad situation.
Definitions include: a chaotic event.
Definitions include: Most uses of "shit" also work with "crap", except where noted below.
Definitions include: the noun senses of "crap" are mostly a subset of the uses of "shit."
Definitions include: pig.

Other terms relating to 'good, okay, cool, awesome, fun':

Definitions include: hung-over from alcohol.
Definitions include: bad, of poor quality.
Definitions include: shit, usually in a good sense.
Definitions include: good.
Definitions include: excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: excellent.
Definitions include: very good, potent, marijuana.
Definitions include: tight cool sweet. etc. also nice something is nice.
Definitions include: anything great, cool, awesome.
Definitions include: Very Cool. Awesome.
Definitions include: censored variant of "shit".
Definitions include: "I'm straight."
Definitions include: stolen.
Definitions include: very good, cool, awesome
Definitions include: "cool"; "awesome"; "sweet".

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Definitions include: Excellent, it is a playful way of saying superb.
Definitions include: a woman with disgustingly big hips wearing bell bottom pants.
Definitions include: the process by which links on the World Wide Web stop functioning, because the target of the link no longer exists.
Definitions include: to exaggerate.
Definitions include: general derogatory term for a person; "idiot"; "moron"; "loser".
Definitions include: any automobile.
Definitions include: to shut one's pie hole, i.e. to shut one's mouth, i.e. to stop talking; "shut up".
Definitions include: exhausted or tired.
Definitions include: exclamation suggesting something huge, explosive.
Definitions include: a heavy user of cocaine.

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