Meaning of “horror of horrors” in the English Dictionary

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"horror of horrors" in British English

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horror of horrors

humorous

said when you are telling someone about a very bad or embarrassing situation:

Then, horror of horrors, I discovered that my zip had been undone the whole time I was talking to her.

(Definition of “horror of horrors” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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