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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chaotic or confused situation.
  • adj. In a state of confusion or chaos.
  • transitive v. To make confused or chaotic.

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  • Alternative spelling of SNAFU.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. snarled or stalled in complete confusion
  • v. cause to be in a state of complete confusion
  • n. an acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up

Etymologies

s(ituation) n(ormal) a(ll) f(ucked) u(p).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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