(slang) Ruined, destroyed, defeated, etc.
The toaster is kaput.
Incapacitated or destroyed.
Origin of kaput
- German kaputt from French capot not having won a single trick at piquet perhaps from French dialectal caper to look at on the sly, knit the brows from French cape cape (as in sous cape on the sly, secretly (literally, under the cape)) from Provençal capa from Late Latin cappa
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition