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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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