Definitions for SNAFUsnæˈfu, ˈsnæf u
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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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The president continues to be confident that we will navigate this particular procedural snafu and move this across the finish line.
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