Meaning of kaput

ka•put

Pronunciation: (kä-poot', -pt', ku-), [key]
— adj. Slang.
  1. ruined; done for; demolished.
  2. unable to operate or continue: The washing machine is suddenly kaput.
  3. to cease functioning; break down: The old car finally went kaput.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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