|1.||to have sexual intercourse with (someone)|
|2.||an act of sexual intercourse|
|3.||a partner in sexual intercourse, esp one of specified competence or experience|
|4.||not care a fuck, not give a fuck not to care at all|
|5.||offensive an expression of strong disgust or anger (often in exclamatory phrases such as fuck you! fuck it! etc)|
|usage The use and overuse of fuck in the everyday speech of many people has led, to some extent, to a lessening of its impact as an expletive. However, the word still retains its shock value, although it is less now than it was when the critic Kenneth Tynan caused controversy by saying it on British television in 1965|
|1.||to damage or bungle: to fuck up a machine|
|2.||to make confused|
|3.||an act or an instance of bungling|
The claim that fuck is an acronym is demonstrably false. It is an old word of Germanic origin.
Ruin, botch, spoil. For example, Don't tell me you're going to fuck up again. It is also put as be fucked up, meaning "be ruined or spoiled," as in This entire project is fucked up. This vulgar usage dates from the early 1900s but did not become widespread until about 1940.
Act carelessly or foolishly, mess up, as in I'm sorry, I really fucked up when I invited them. [Vulgar slang; c. 1940]
Break down, fail, as in If the flash mechanism fucks up again, I won't get a picture. [Vulgar slang; c. 1980]
be fucked up. Be very confused or mentally ill; also, intoxicated. For example, He was so fucked up they had to hospitalize him, or What a partyI sure got fucked up. [Vulgar slang; 1940s]