or bloo·ie

[ bloo-ee ]

  1. out of order; faulty.

  2. go blooey, to go totally out of commission; break down completely: If the generator fails, the whole system will go blooey.

Origin of blooey

Origin uncertain

Words Nearby blooey Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use blooey in a sentence

  • Well, kid, I tried to get you off to a good start, but my luck went blooey at the wrong moment.

    Find the Woman | Arthur Somers Roche
  • We were heading for a school dance at Cincinnati and she was boiling along like she was in orbit when blooey she just quit.

    Code Three | Rick Raphael
  • We p. 9 could exchange ideas up to a certain point, and then—blooey!

    A Martian Odyssey | Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
  • Mother says, if you eat meat, your blood-pressure goes all blooey.

    Indiscretions of Archie | P. G. Wodehouse
  • I'm tired of being fed with a medicine spoon, and only let me get a sight o' Leyden at the end of my six-gun, and blooey!

    Gold Out of Celebes | Aylward Edward Dingle