variants: also kaputt

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1 facing certain defeat, disaster, or death
  • once the Germans were forced to retreat from Stalingrad, the Nazi cause was kaput

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3 not being in working order
  • the heating system went kaput on the coldest day of the year

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The first known use of kaput was in 1895

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“Kaput.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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