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screwed up

  1. simple past tense and past participle of screw up

AdjectiveEdit

screwed up (comparative more screwed up, superlative most screwed up)

  1. (of a piece of paper) Having been screwed into a ball.
  2. (idiomatic, vulgar) Morally reprehensible; clearly and grossly objectionable.
    Dude, that’s screwed up; you shouldn’t steal from kids.
  3. (idiomatic, colloquial) Broken, damaged, inoperative or having only partial functioning, especially by inept handling.
    That's a really screwed up car.
  4. (idiomatic, colloquial) Having psychological problems; being mentally distraught or damaged.
    She's been a really screwed up girl since her boyfriend left her.

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