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fubar

[foo-bahr] /ˈfuˌbɑr/
adjective, Slang.
1.
not working; completely messed up; bungled; confused.
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British Dictionary definitions for fubar

fubar

/ˈfʊːbɑː/
adjective
1.
(slang) irreparably damaged or bungled
Word Origin
C20: acronym for f(ucked) u(p) b(eyond) a(ll) r(epair)
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Word Origin and History for fubar
adj.

by 1944, acronym from fucked up beyond all recognition. Said to be military slang originally.

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Slang definitions & phrases for fubar

fubar

adjective

Totally botched and confused; snafu

[WWII armed forces; fr fucked up beyond all recognition] fubb adj FUBAR, SNAFU [WWII armed forces; fr fucked up beyond belief] fubis (FOO bis) sentence An irritated or defiant comment [1950s+ Army; fr fuck you, buddy, I'm shipping]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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