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fubar

[foo-bahr]
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adjective Slang.
  1. not working; completely messed up; bungled; confused.
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fubar

foobar

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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