Etymology
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snafu (n.)

1941, U.S. military slang, acronym for situation normal, all fucked up, "an expression conveying the common soldier's laconic acceptance of the disorder of war and the ineptitude of his superiors" ["Oxford English Dictionary"]. As an adjective from 1942. In public explanations the word typically was euphemised to fouled.

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Definitions of snafu
1
snafu (v.)
cause to be in a state of complete confusion;
2
snafu (n.)
an acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up;
3
snafu (adj.)
snarled or stalled in complete confusion;
Synonyms: fucked-up
From wordnet.princeton.edu