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American English: /snæˈfu/
British English: /snaˈfuː/
, /ˈsnafuː/

Translation of snafu in Spanish:


  • [slang] (predicative) everything went snafu
    todo salió como el culo [vulgar]
    Example sentences
    • In a follow-up to the seaweed snafu news of these past weeks, we can report that some of the weed has been dispersed but there remains a persistent pungency in the on-shore breeze.


  • (US) [slang]
    Example sentences
    • In recent years the defense and aerospace giant has weathered operational snafus, ethical scandals, criminal convictions, and abrupt executive departures.
    • Soon the entire situation spirals out of control into a tragicomic mess of blunders, language barriers, bureaucratic snafus, and spin control.
    • After arriving, we encountered a few administrative snafus, but we quickly surmounted them, and we were set to start carrier ops the next day.
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