HyperDic: snafu

English > 3 senses of the word snafu:
ADJECTIVEallsnafu, fucked-upsnarled or stalled in complete confusion / confusion
NOUNactsnafuan acronym often used by soldiers in World War II
VERBchangesnafucause to be in a state of complete confusion
snafu > pronunciation
Soundssnae'fuw
RhymesKhufu ... tofu: 3 rhymes with fuw...
English > snafu: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsnarled or stalled in complete confusion / confusion.
Synonymfucked-up
Broaderdisorganized, disorganisedlacking order or methodical arrangement or function
Nounssnafuan acronym often used by soldiers in World War II
English > snafu: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up.
Broaderblunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booAn embarrassing mistake
Usage ofacronym, initialismA word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
Adjectivessnafusnarled or stalled in complete confusion / confusion
Verbssnafucause to be in a state of complete confusion
English > snafu: 3 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to be in a state of complete confusion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broadersnarl, snarl up, embranglemake more complicated or confused / confused through entanglements
Nounssnafuan acronym often used by soldiers in World War II

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