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sna·fu

snafu

 
pronunciation:
snae fu [or] snae fu
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) an unpredictable or badly confused situation or occurrence (acronym for "situation normal, all fouled up").
a typical bureaucratic snafu
similar words:
snarl
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: snafus, snafuing, snafued
definition: (informal) to cause to become confused or muddled; throw into chaos.
Our project was snafued by a computer error.