Meaning of shambolically in English:



informal mainly British

See shambolic

‘‘Football is a shambolically run business,’ he says, ‘run by greedy and vain people who seem to act only in self-interest.’’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘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.’