disasternoun [ C or U ]uk /dɪˈzɑː.stər/ us /dɪˈzæs.tɚ/
be a disaster B2 informal
- The destruction of the rain forests is an ecological disaster.
- The plane narrowly avoided disaster when one of the engines cut out on take-off.
- Let us pray for the victims of this terrible disaster.
- News of the disaster shocked the whole world.
- Floods and earthquakes are natural disasters.
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