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  1. dis·as·ter ar·e·a
    IPA[dəˈzastər ˈerēə]
  2. noun

    • 1. an area in which a major disaster has recently occurred:

      the vicinity of the explosion was declared a disaster area
    • 2. a place, situation, person, or activity regarded as chaotic, ineffectual, or failing in some fundamental respect:

      the room was a disaster area, stuff piled everywhere she was a disaster area in fake leopard skin and stacked heels
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: disaster area, plural noun: disaster areas