kaput [ kah-poo t, -poot, kuh- ]adjective Slang.
1. ruined; done for; demolished.
2. unable to operate or continue: The washing machine is suddenly kaput.IDIOMS FOR KAPUT
3. go kaput
, to cease functioning; break down: The old car finally went kaput.WORDS RELATED TO KAPUT
dead, destroyed, finished, cooked, floored, nonfunctioning, sunk, totaledSee more synonyms on Thesaurus.comOrigin:
1890–95; < German: orig. trickless (in game of piquet) < French (être) capot (to be) without tricks, i.e., make zero scoreEXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR KAPUT
When he emerged from his drunken stupor, his relationship with Methot was kaput.BOGIE & BACALL: A HOLLYWOOD ROMANCE FOR THE AGES|MARLOW STERN|AUGUST 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Breaking Bad—one of the greatest television dramas of all time, with a finale that attracted 10.3 million viewers—is kaput.‘HALT AND CATCH FIRE’ AND AMC’S PUSH TO RESET DRAMAS|ANDREW ROMANO|MAY 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The best idea for Depp, then, would be to embrace this idea that the category of “box-office star” is kaput, for him at least.JOHNNY DEPP AND THE ‘LONE RANGER’ FLOP: IS HIS CAREER DOOMED?|KEVIN FALLON|JULY 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He thinks the fling is kaput, even though Alex threatens suicide when he leaves.11 CREEPY MOVIE STALKERS!|MARLOW STERN|FEBRUARY 3, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Soon I shall take to drinking; then I shall be "Kaput" veree quick.HALL-MARKED AND OTHERS (FROM SIX SHORT PLAYS)|JOHN GALSWORTHY
They think we are 'kaput' too; they only look to the end of the war.FROM BAPAUME TO PASSCHENDAELE, 1917|PHILIP GIBBS
When remonstrated with, they just laughed and said: "Kaput czar, kaput Russia—kaput tout," and that is all there was to it.WAR DAYS IN BRITTANY|ELSIE DEMING JARVES
Soon I shall take to drinking, then I shall be 'Kaput' very quick.TATTERDEMALION|JOHN GALSWORTHY
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