banjaxed


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ban·jax

 (băn′jăks′)
tr.v. ban·jaxed, ban·jax·ing, ban·jax·es Chiefly Irish Slang
To ruin or destroy: "Having to pay for Emma's lodgings every week had completely banjaxed his finances" (Edna O'Brien).

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banjaxed

(ˈbændʒækst)
adj
informal US destroyed or ruined
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banjaxed

adj (inf) machinekaputt (inf)
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This bill -- and any other similar attempts in the future -- needs to be banjaxed, ablated, eighty-sixed, kicked out of Earth's orbit.
By getting banjaxed out of their heads on tequila in Thailand for a month?
She doesn't really like him much anyway (his Range Rover totally banjaxed her car).
Once you pass that threshold, I am pretty certain that you cease to either know or care what day of the week it is - never mind the fact that your plans for a turkey dinner and a Bond binge have been banjaxed.
As long as the ambulance and fire service can get through, the rest of our roads should be free for motorists to park on if they wish, without getting banjaxed by the parking Taliban.
Now, I have already raved at length about the 800 XCx, the off road-biased version of the 800, with its long travel suspension designed to soak up bumps, its spoked 21in front and 17in rear wheels to make handling less twitchy on dirt tracks, and because it's a lot easier replacing spokes in Baluchibackwardstan than finding a welder for banjaxed alloy wheels.
Gay Byrne was on the radio every day going on about how banjaxed the country was and there just seemed to be no future for young people here.
Yes, we were banjaxed by the idea of a tea latte as well but when you think about it, chai tea lattes are big sellers at posho coffee shops so it was always going to happen, 90 calories.
ABERTILLERY: Commercial Hotel (01495 212310), Banjaxed.
I sent him a list of six names Faith had published from The Boozer's Diary in the February 1979 Kickshaws: been elephants, brained, one-over-the-eight, banjaxed, miffy, newted.
Two-piece band Banjaxed entertained the guests in the evening.
Miradane, Whodoyouthink, Tillahow and the mare Banjaxed Girl all need to improve.