Meaning of TEOTWAWKI in English:

TEOTWAWKI

Pronunciation /ˌtiːə(ʊ)ˈtwɔːki/

noun

informal
  • A catastrophic event that destroys the existing institutions and norms of society.

    • ‘when TEOTWAWKI comes, we must survive, even if the government does not’
    • ‘you can buy enough radios for a TEOTWAWKI event without breaking the bank’

Origin

1990s acronym from the end of the world as we know it.