fucked up adj.
1. of objects, intentions or plans, broken, wrecked, ruined.
|inUSMC in the Civil War (2000) III 267: ‘What the bloody Hell is wanted now? This is a fucked up company anyhow, and always has been since the guard came on shore. To Hell with such a company and all connected with such a damned concern!’.|
|Men in Battle 133: The detail’s all fucked-up.|
|(con. 1944) Naked and Dead 254: The Army’s got the mail fugged up.|
|letter 12 June in Charters II (1999) 128: Just got galleys from Viking for me to restore to original, so they’re not going to try to sneak something over in [sic] me, i.e., a fucked-up manuscript.|
|City of Night 30: Theres dozens of you [...] pictures in a fuckedup album.|
|Shaft 88: Everything else in the fucked-up world.|
|(con. 1967) Welcome to Vietnam (1989) 135: This fucked-up base called Khe Sanh is ours, not Charlie’s.|
|Guardian Weekend 10 July 34: He asked first for his wife to bring a pillow so the carpet wouldn’t be ‘fucked up’ by the blood.|
|Westsiders 126: LA’s kind of [...] really fucked up.|
|Frank Sinatra in a Blender [ebook] This is a fucked-up deal, Nicky.|
|Killing Pool 96: This is fucked up, you halfwit. Fuck off out of here.|
|Finders Keepers (2016) 123: Advertising [...] what greater agent of the norm is there in this fucked-up country.|
2. (also f’d up) of people, distressed, unhappy, mentally unstable.
|Sel. Letters (1981) 648: I was all fucked up when I wrote it.letter 28 July in Baker|
|letter 8 July in Charters II (1999) 261: I refuse to be fucked up and never did like being fucked up by what Others want.|
|Tenants (1972) 91: She was a fucked-up nigger-struck chick when I took her on.|
|Fixx 305: Mothers with weird, fucked-up kids.|
|Makes Me Wanna Holler (1995) 279: Gay, strung out, unemployed or plain fucked up in the head from trying to cope.|
|Campus Sl. Fall 4: F’D UP – euphemistic abbreviation of fucked up; wrong, incoherent.|
|Wire ser. 1 ep. 7 [TV script] Wallace been all fucked up, since they got that stick-up boy, you know.‘One Arrest’|
|Nature Girl 63: He was simply fucked-up, and not in a particularly interesting way.|
|Hilliker Curse 3: A stranger would mark me as a fucked-up child in everyday duress.|
|Thrill City [ebook] Mum survived [...] but her partner Steve had been killed. I was still pretty fucked up about it.|
|New Republic 19 Apr. [Internet] Writing the details of her life—her first boyfriend who ‘got’ her kink, her childhood discovery of spanking [...] her internal battles over being ‘fucked up’.|
3. suffering (not always painfully) from the use of drugs or alcohol to excess; completely intoxicated.
|Hell’s Angels (1967) 193: We’ll smoke upsome weed, get all fucked up.|
|Heroin in Perspective 201: Fucked up. High on heroin (sometimes other drugs): ‘He was so fucked up he couldn’t even drive a car’.|
|Black Players 65: They started drinking some alcohol and got fucked up [...] They got fucked up so bad she passed out.|
|Harder They Come 323: I —am—so—fucked—up.|
|‘Gin and Juice’ [lyrics] Tanqueray and chronic, yeah, I’m fucked up now.|
|Dark Spectre (1996) 29: How are we supposed to get fucked up now you’ve cleaned out the stash?|
|Online Sl. Dict. [Internet] fucked up adj [...] 2. extremely intoxicated on alcohol or other drugs. (‘He got so fucked up last night that he couldn’t see.’).|
|Source Aug. 56: Getting fucked up! Partying in the house.|
|(con. 1990s) in One of the Guys 86: ‘Everybody brings bud and forties. Sit there and get fucked up’.|
|Wire ser. 3 ep. 11 [TV script] I can’t get too fucked up tonight, man. I got some shit I got to do.‘Middle Ground’|
|Peepshow [ebook] ‘Come to the loo for a line?’ ‘I would but I’m working [...] can’t get too fucked up’.|
|Running the Books 140: The babysitter herself was fucked up [...] So fucked up she didn’t notice the toddler run out of the house.|
|Thrill City [ebook] His poems are about, like, strip clubs and passion and getting fucked up.|
|OG Dad 60: Baby [...] I am fucked up.|
4. (orig. US milit.) of people, badly hurt, wounded or killed.
|Horseman, Pass By (1997) 159: He was all fucked up [...] He was throwin’ up blood.|
|Erections, Ejaculations etc. 286: One guy was pretty badly fucked-up [...] He had specially-made crutches.|
|(con. 1970) 13th Valley (1983) 22: Some innocent dudes always get fucked up and blown away.|
|‘Based on a True Story’ [lyrics] Do what he say, and you keep your mouth shut / Talkin’ that drag might get ya fucked up.|
5. worthless, contemptible, miserable.
|Going After Cacciato (1980) 252: Berlin [...] That’s a pretty fucked-up name, isn’t it ? [...] You an American, soldier?|
|Breaks 193: That was fucked-up of me – I’m sorry.|
|(con. 1930s–60s) Guilty of Everything (1998) 269: Well, of all the fucked-up situations.|
|Stormy Weather 23: Whatever fucked-up plan you had for ripping me off is now officially terminated.|
|Hooky Gear 288: You think I’m gonna let some fuckin tarphead tell some fucked-up story to some fucked-up pig in some fucked-up lingo?|
6. (US) confused, in a muddle.
|letter 2 Jan. in Charters I (1995) 425: By the time I get back to SP at either SJ or El Paso I’ll be completely fucked up.|
|Silence of the Lambs (1991) 322: Make sure and put one of your handsets in each van for the driver, so we don’t get fucked up talking to those DEA guys.|
7. (also fuck-up) of places, unpleasant.
|Howard Street 155: You gonna tell me that a people in a fucked-up position [...] wouldn’t be better off havin’ to build a society of their own.|
|Animal Factory 128: That’s the world’s most fucked-up jail.|
|Rivethead (1992) 87: As fucked-up and filthy as Cab Shop as, I still considered it my home.|
|Scholar 76: Him juggle rocks fe me, over in dat fuck-up estate down the road from Greenside.|
|Urban Grimshaw 17: England’s green and fucked-up land.|
|Guardian Guide 13 Feb. 15/1: [He] told a room of producers that he was on the hunt for ‘screwy and fucked-up’ programme ideas.|
8. in trouble.
|Vulture (1996) 11: ‘All you needa do iz lean wrong one time an’ nex’ thing you know, you all fucked up.’.|
9. unappealling, unpleasant.
|Jones Men 227: I told him this was a pretty fucked-up time of the morning.|
|Paco’s Story (1987) 11: Say something fucked up and quotable, something evil.|
|Love Is a Racket 188: Dumas had killed Nellis for the express purpose of giving me the most fucked-up task in the world to perform.|
|You Got Nothing Coming 160: That’s some fucked-up shit, Scud!|
10. exhausted, worn out.
|Boulevard Nights 93: I’m tired man. Fuckin’ fucked up [HDAS].|
11. weird, strange, unusual.
|Online Sl. Dict. [Internet] fucked up adj 1. weird or unusual. (‘That movie was fucked up’).|