Term: clusterfuck Your definition or explanation: An dynamic, multifaceted, and chaotic mess of a situation involving various principal players that can not easily be corrected. Example: The failing school in the city I worked in was an out-and-out clusterfuck. One or more places you have seen the term: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/clusterfuck. Pervasive in everyday conversation, esp the military. Have you looked for this term or meaning in dictionaries, and not found it? Yes . Appears in French dict, but not English.