Definitions for kaputkɑˈpʊt, -ˈput, kə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ka•put*kɑˈpʊt, -ˈput, kə-(adj.)

  1. ruined; done for; demolished.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. unable to operate or continue; broken:

    The TV went kaput.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Slang..

Origin of kaput:

1890–95; < G: orig. trickless (in game of piquet) < F (être) capot (to be) without tricks, i.e., make zero score

Princeton's WordNet

  1. done for(p), kaput(p), gone(a)(adj)

    destroyed or killed

    "we are gone geese"


  1. kaput(Adjective)

    Out of order; not working; broken.

  2. Origin: From kaputt, though more often rendered kaput in English; via קאַפּוט. The same word is also borrowed by Afrikaans, Albanian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Greek, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Swedish and Turkish, with approximately the same meaning.

Translations for kaput

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an item of outdoor clothing, with sleeves, that covers from the shoulders usually to the knees

a coat and hat.

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