Definition of Kaput

1. Adjective. Destroyed or killed. "We are gone geese"

Exact synonyms: Done For, Gone
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Destroyed

Definition of Kaput

1. Adjective. (slang) Out of order; not working; broken. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kaput

1. ruined [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Kaput

kaposi's sarcoma
kaposi varicelliform eruption
kapow
kappa
kappa-meson
kappa angle
kappa chain
kappa granule
kappa particle
kappa particles
kappacism
kappas
kapu
kapuka
kapustinite
kaput (current term)
kaput(p)
kaputt
kapwing
kara
karabiner
karabiners
karada
karagane
karahi
karahis
karaism
karaisms
karait
karaits

Literary usage of Kaput

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. When the Prussians Came to Poland: The Experiences of an American Woman by Laura Blackwell de Gozdawa Turczynowicz (1916)
"Wladek tried to run still calling out, "German "kaput." I caught the boy, ... You must make the boy say, 'Russky kaput,' or I will beat him till he does! ..."

2. The Diary of a French Private: War-imprisonment, 1914-1915 by Gaston Riou (1916)
"Verdun kaput!" One might have imagined that the whole world was kaput! The gentler-minded among the townsfolk flashed electric torches in our faces, ..."

3. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"Germany— kaput! " Poor Mohammed! He is 'al- .ways in a state of hunger. Feb. 1.—We scarcely see the English at all, but the Arabs and Russians are our ..."

4. Copy Proof: A New Method for Design and Education by Gert Staal, Edith Gruson (2000)
"'kaput' could not have meant more than it did on that day in that lettertype. ... ever since are less kaput than this kaput. This is not to say that the ..."

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