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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shambles(noun)

    a condition of great disorder

    slaughterhouse, abattoir, butchery

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

    a building where animals are butchered

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shambles(n. pl.)

    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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