fouled-up

[ fould-uhp ]
/ ˈfaʊldˈʌp /

adjective

Informal. confused, chaotic, or disorganized.

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Origin of fouled-up

First recorded in 1945–50
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for fouled-up

  • "I know it's a lousy, fouled-up situation, commander," he said with evident irony.

    Shock Absorber|E.G. von Wald