Definitions for SNAFUsnæˈfu, ˈsnæf u
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sna•fusnæˈfu, ˈsnæf u(n.)(pl.)-fus
(n.)a badly confused or ridiculously muddled situation.
(adj.)in disorder; chaotic.
(v.t.)to throw into disorder; muddle.
Origin of snafu:
1940–45,Amer.; s(ituation)n(ormal): a(ll)f(ucked)u(p); f(ouled)u(p)
an acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up
snarled or stalled in complete confusion
"situation normal--all fucked-up"
cause to be in a state of complete confusion
A ridiculously chaotic situation.
A major glitch or breakdown.
Origin: The term was born during WWII as an acronym of the initials of the words , which summed up the chaos and confusion of the war from an individual soldier’s point of view.
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