Definition of kaput adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəˈpʊt//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈpʊt//
[not before noun](informal)
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not working correctly; broken The truck's kaput. Word Origin late 19th cent.: from German kaputt, from French (être) capot ‘(be) without tricks in a card game’.
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