Meaning of mare's-nest
Pronunciation: (mârz'nest"), [key]
- something imagined to be an extraordinary discovery but proving to be a delusion or a hoax: The announced cure for the disease was merely another mare's-nest.
- an extremely confused, entangled, or disordered place, situation, etc.: We just moved in, and the place is a mare's-nest.
- mare's-nest (Thesaurus)