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Definition of three-ring circus noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

three-ring circus

 noun
noun
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; NAmE
 
[singular] (North American English, informal)
 
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a place or situation with a lot of confusing or amusing activity His attempt at a dignified resignation had turned into a three-ring circus.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: three-ring circus