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Noun: dog's dinner
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. A poor job; a mess
    "they made a real dog's dinner of that job";
    - dog's breakfast [Brit, Cdn, informal]

Derived forms: dog's dinners

Type of: difficulty, fix [informal], hole [informal], jam [informal], kettle of fish [informal], mess [informal], muddle [informal], pickle [informal]