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Definition of 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: overly formal, conservative, repressed, rigid.
Definitions include: acronym for "fucked up beyond all belief".
Definitions include: to make a strong attempt.
Definitions include: to deceive by underhanded methods.
Definitions include: the act of hyper extending another's or one's knee in a disgusting or morbid manner.
Definitions include: to tell the truth about something.
Definitions include: on the web, for many sites to link to a particular website using a particular phrase, such that the particular website is the first result when searching for the phrase.
Definitions include: To vomit.
Definitions include: to get off somebody's back about something.
Definitions include: large, muscular, and strongly built.

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