Definition of banjax in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbandʒaks/


[with object] (usually as adjective banjaxed) informal
Ruin, incapacitate, or break: the kettle’s banjaxed
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  • That's where nearly all of Galway city and county gets their drinking water and if that gets polluted, we're banjaxed.
  • Come into work feeling like an idiot, go straight up to the person in charge of you and explain that your alarm clock was banjaxed or something.
  • I'm definitely going to have to get something done about my teeth, because they're banjaxed.


1930s: originally Anglo-Irish, of unknown origin.

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