- Now, he told me, the ‘big way’ of thinking is finished, kaput.
- I was just about done, finished, kaput, when I saw the sign up ahead.
- Well, my conspiracy was pretty much dead, kaput, nada.
Late 19th century: from German kaputt, from French (être) capot '(be) without tricks in a card game'.
This word meaning ‘no longer working’ comes from German kaputt, from French (être) capot ‘(be) without tricks in the card game of piquet’.
Words that rhyme with kaputafoot, clubfoot, foot, hotfoot, put, soot, splay-foot, underfoot, wrong-foot, Yakut
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