动词过去式:havocked 过去分词:havocked 现在分词:havocking 第三人称单数:havocs
1 widespread damage; great destruction （大范围的）破坏; （巨大的）毁坏
*The floods created havoc. 洪水造成了巨大的灾害.
2 (idm 习语) make havoc of sth; play/wreak havoc with sth damage or upset sth 破坏或扰乱某事物
*The bad weather played havoc with our plans. 天气恶劣把我们的计画打乱了.
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Anglo-French;Origin:Old French havot 'destruction, disorder']
a situation in which there is a lot of damage or a lack of order, especially so that it is difficult for something to continue in the normal way
A strike will cause havoc for commuters.
policies that would wreak havoc on the country's economy
Rain has continued to play havoc with sporting events.