AskDefine | Define kaput

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kaput adj : destroyed or killed; "we are gone geese" [syn: done for(p), kaput(p), gone(a)]

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  • [kəˈpʊt]

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 kaputt, though more often rendered kaput in English; via kaput. The same word is also borrowed into Albanian, Catalan, French, Greek, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Swedish, with approximately the same meaning.


  1. Out of order; not working; broken.


out of order

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

SOL, all bets off, all gone, all off, all over, all up, annihilated, at an end, ausgespielt, bankrupt, blasted, blighted, broken, canceled, complete, concluded, dead, decided, defunct, deleted, desolated, destroyed, devastated, done, done for, done in, done with, down the drain, down-and-out, ended, expired, expunged, extinct, fallen, fini, finished, gone, gone glimmering, gone to pot, had it, in ruins, irremediable, kaputt, no more, over, overthrown, passed away, perfected, perished, ravaged, ruined, ruinous, set at rest, settled, shot, spoiled, terminated, through, through with, undone, vanished, washed up, wasted, wiped out, wound up, wrecked, zapped
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