verb (used with object), sna·fued, sna·fu·ing. Rare.
Origin of snafu
British Dictionary definitions for snafued
verb -fus, -fuing or -fued
Word Origin for snafu
Word Origin and History for snafued
1941, U.S. military slang, acronym for situation normal, all fucked up, "an expression conveying the common soldier's laconic acceptance of the disorder of war and the ineptitude of his superiors" ["Oxford English Dictionary"]. As an adjective from 1942. In public explanations the word typically was euphemised to fouled.