[kah-poo t, –poot, kuh-]
1. ruined; done for; demolished.
2. unable to operate or continue: The washing machine is suddenly kaput.
3. go kaput, to cease functioning; break down: The old car finally went kaput.
2. put the kibosh on, to put an end to; squelch; check: Another such injury may put the kibosh on her athletic career.