abortion

This page is about the slang term abortion.

Meaning: a total failure

For example:

  • The government's housing project was a complete abortion. It cost millions and it didn't help anyone.

  • The election ended up being a total abortion thanks to vote buying.

Quick Quiz:

The rehearsal of our play was a complete abortion because

a. no-one had learned their lines

b. it went really well

c. it started a few minutes late

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Contributor: Matt Errey