an acronym often used by soldiers in World War II: situation normal all fucked up
snarled or stalled in complete confusion;
"situation normal--all fucked-up"
cause to be in a state of complete confusion
- It was another bureaucratic snafu.
- Due to a police snafu, important evidence was lost.
- Eight hammers snafu Zhuxian town.
- Conceivably it was a bureaucratic snafu.
- It also became synonymous with the American word "snafu.
- Yet another snafu is plaguing this year's Academy Awards.