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FUBAR

adjective; acronym
Describes a person who has been so grossly disfigured due to a traumatic injury that they are no longer recognizable. Apparent meaning: fucked up beyond all recognition, usually used to describe someone after a disfiguring traumatic injury. Type of word formation: Acronym of fucked up beyond all recognition. Possible reason used: Used to explicitly describe the extent of the person’s injuries, but in an acronym form to hide the vulgarity of the phrase.
 
That was a really bad accident. The patient was so FUBAR.
Etymology : [acronym for ‘Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition’].
Source : EMT conversation
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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