fubar

[ foo-bahr ]
/ ˈfuˌbɑr /
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adjective Slang.

not working; completely messed up; bungled; confused.

Nearby words

  1. fu-chou,
  2. fu-hsi,
  3. fuad i,
  4. fuage,
  5. fub,
  6. fubsy,
  7. fuchs,
  8. fuchs epithelial dystrophy,
  9. fuchs, sir vivian ernest,
  10. fuchsia

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British Dictionary definitions for fubar

fubar

foobar

/ (ˈfʊːbɑː) /

adjective

slang irreparably damaged or bungled

Word Origin for fubar

C20: acronym for f (ucked) u (p) b (eyond) a (ll) r (epair)

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Word Origin and History for fubar

fubar

adj.

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

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