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Definition of caput


  • when something breaks down
    My car/computer/garbage disposal went caput.

    Last edited on May 24 2004. Submitted by Jami L. on May 24 2004.

  • pronounced kuh-PUT; also used to declare that something has ended without a clear defined end
    Are you still in that trade? I'm not, it went caput.
    The usual spelling is 'kaput'. Means finished, broken down, not working, of machinery, etc. 'my fridge is kaput.'

    Last edited on Feb 21 2022. Submitted by Anonymous on Nov 07 2020.

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