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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shambles(noun)

    a condition of great disorder

    Synonyms:
    slaughterhouse, abattoir, butchery

  2. abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse(noun)

    a building where animals are butchered

    Synonyms:
    butchery, shambles, mass murder, butchering, carnage, slaughterhouse, slaughter, massacre, abattoir

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shambles(n. pl.)

    Synonyms:
    flesh market

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

chaos, mess, ruins, carnage, disaster, confusion


Translations for shambles

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  • heilloses DurcheinanderGerman
  • σφαγείοGreek
  • mataderoSpanish
  • capharnaüm, fouillis, bordelFrench
  • cosair chróIrish
  • खंडहरHindi
  • pusztulás, vágóhíd, zűrzavar, romhalmaz, rendetlenség, összevisszaság, mészárszékHungarian
  • бойня, беспорядок, скотобо́йня, неразбериха, каварда́к, пу́таница, руина, барда́к, разрухаRussian
  • röraSwedish

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