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Definition of a snafu

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Other terms relating to 'a mess':

Definitions include: strange, stupid; "weird".
Definitions include: a mess; something useless; something unappealing.
Definitions include: acronym of "all fucked up."
Definitions include: to end an intimate relationship with someone.
Definitions include: a mess, a really bad situation.
Definitions include: something extremely disorganized.
Definitions include: a chaotic event.
Definitions include: of superior quality, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: to use one or more kludges (as described in the noun sense) to solve a problem.
Definitions include: a fuss, commotion.
Definitions include: to look disorderly, undesirable.
Definitions include: very good, excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: confused, ruined; "messed up".
Definitions include: less common spelling of blivit.
Definitions include: messy, trashy, or dilapidated.

Other terms relating to 'a mistake, bad idea, wrong, inappropriate':

Definitions include: to accidentally press a button or key adjacent to the desired one, e.g. while typing on a keyboard or entering a phone number.
Definitions include: in agreement.
Definitions include: a mean person; "jerk"; "asshole".
Definitions include: to make something like ass.
Definitions include: disturbing.
Definitions include: to pester or annoy.
Definitions include: to make a sexually inappropriate gesture or statement.
Definitions include: coffee.
Definitions include: to arrive unexpectedly and uninvited, esp. to a social function such as a party or ceremony.
Definitions include: to severely injure (a person) or damage or ruin (a thing.)
Definitions include: acronym for "crossing the line", that is: inappropriate (offensive or insensitive in nature, overstepping social norms.)
Definitions include: a funny or silly person. Also goof-ball.
Definitions include: inappropriate or unacceptable.
Definitions include: to do something inappropriate.
Definitions include: the police.

Other terms relating to 'acronyms (list of)':

Definitions include: acronym for "not safe for work".
Definitions include: acronym for "don't mind if I do".
Definitions include: acronym for "drum and bass", a style of electronic music.
Definitions include: "bridge and tunnel".
Definitions include: acronym for "girlfriend".
Definitions include: acronym for "on the other hand".
Definitions include: acronym for "there's more than one way to do it".
Definitions include: acronym for "brick-and-mortar".
Definitions include: acronym for "or best offer."
Definitions include: "never mind".
Definitions include: to over-do it, exaggerate.
Definitions include: "Rock and Roll."
Definitions include: acronym for "love of my life".
Definitions include: acronym for "full of shit".
Definitions include: acronym for "long-term relationship."

Other terms relating to 'military (related to)':

Definitions include: "military surplus".
Definitions include: fresh, deep, uncut snow.
Definitions include: soldiers.
Definitions include: acronym for "Joint Army [and] Navy fuck-up", i.e. a large mistake caused by both the Army and the Navy.
Definitions include: to kill, usually with a firearm.
Definitions include: a gay male who prefers young gay men.
Definitions include: a very late - or very early - time of the day.
Definitions include: acronym for "missing in action".
Definitions include: "a target has been injured or killed" or "a terrorist has been injured or killed."
Definitions include: "First Civilian Division."
Definitions include: acronym for "rear-echelon mother fucker".
Definitions include: "special operations".
Definitions include: military acronym for "fuck it, got my orders".
Definitions include: to vomit
Definitions include: "unsuccessful".

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Definitions include: A dingledorf is a person who is considered to be goofy, silly, or dingy.
Definitions include: This is a comical way to portray exotic food. Compare to goat's head soup.
Definitions include: "messed."
Definitions include: a long-time user of the 4chan website.
Definitions include: high-quality marijuana.
Definitions include: absent-minded.
Definitions include: an ill (good) na-na (vagina).
Definitions include: an exclamation of surprise.
Definitions include: "dude".
Definitions include: to send a parolee back to prison for up to one year -- without trial, on the recommendation of his parole officer or the Board of Prison Terms "Parole Board"), but any such time spent incarcerated is still wearing down his remaining parole (parole is most often 3 or 4 years, starting from the date on which the parolee is initially released from prison, after which he is 'discharged').

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