Definition of shambolically in US English:



  • See shambolic

    • ‘‘Football is a shambolically run business,’ he says, ‘run by greedy and vain people who seem to act only in self-interest.’’
    • ‘In real life terms it required a hell of a lot of astuteness to keep the thing alive, even shambolically.’
    • ‘I scratched my head, feeling my hair stick up shambolically.’
    • ‘Downing Street last night tried to gloss over Lord Butler's scathing, but tactfully phrased verdict on its shambolically informal style of government.’
    • ‘Sadly, it will be greeted with weary resignation by Swindonians, who have watched the authority lurch shambolically from one crisis to another in recent years.’