or loo·ey, lou·ie
- a lieutenant of the armed forces.
Origin of looie
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Examples from the Web for looey
I am always telling my Looey and Maggie to take you for their model, dear!Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Ullo, Looey,' he said, bending and patting the muddy cheek. ''
A yard from her lay Looey, sick and ailing in a new way, but disregarded.
Dicky took but another look at Looey, and then slouched out.
Looey could come to no harm lying on the bed for a few minutes.
Word Origin and History for looey
1916, American English, colloquial familiar form of lieutenant.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper