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  1. Informal. confused, chaotic, or disorganized.
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Origin of fouled-up

First recorded in 1945–50
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Related Words for fouled-up

bedraggled, disheveled, faulty, fly-by-night, haphazard, imperfect, inaccurate, inexact, loose, messy, neglected, negligent, raunchy, scruffy, shabby, shoddy, slapdash, sloppy, slovenly, tacky

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Historical Examples of fouled-up

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

    Shock Absorber

    E.G. von Wald