1. kaput

adjective. destroyed or killed.


  • gone
  • done for


  • undamaged
  • saved
  • alive


  • kaputt (German)
  • capot (French)

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Example sentences of the word kaput

1. Noun, singular or mass
Switching out a kaput drive belt does not call for the services of a trained repairman; you can complete the replacement at home by hand in less than a half-hour.

2. Verb, past participle
Although a motor that has gone kaput can give off a burning smell, most of the time the cause of the smell is an accumulation of debris.

3. Adverb
It’s a hardworking appliance that hums along in the kitchen, but it can go kaput after years of faithful service if it's completely ignored.