fubar

[foo-bahr]
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for fubar

Contemporary Examples of fubar

  • Afghanistan, he says, is “FUBAR”: f----- up beyond any repair.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Afghan Team Splinters

    Louise Roug Bokkenheuser

    June 27, 2010


British Dictionary definitions for fubar

fubar

foobar

adjective
  1. slang irreparably damaged or bungled

Word Origin for fubar

C20: acronym for f (ucked) u (p) b (eyond) a (ll) r (epair)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for fubar
adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper