- n (Yiddish) a confused situation or affair; a mess
- After that, the picture turns into a shemozzle over the manufacturer's soul as well as his love life (Valerie French) and his dollar, with the racketeer on the side of the angels .
- Kevin Rudd in The Age
There you have it - a shemozzle when it comes to the current system of industrial relations for small business and for working families,Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd told reporters in Queensland.
- Bob Brown in Trend News Agency
This is a complete shemozzle from the Government,Greens leader Bob Brown said Monday. "Here's Australia, which was the big sensation at Bali, going to be the big cop-out at Poznan. It's all happened in 12 months. It's quite astonishing."
- Peter Everitt in Melbourne Herald Sun
They were very, very unprofessional about it and I know a few of the clubs are feeling the same way, sending complaints about how unprofessional they were because it was a shemozzle,Everitt said on SEN radio yesterday.