blooey

or bloo·ie

[bloo-ee]
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adjective Slang.

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

Nearby words

  1. bloody flux,
  2. bloody mary,
  3. bloody shirt,
  4. bloody-minded,
  5. bloody-nosed beetle,
  6. blook,
  7. bloom,
  8. bloom, harold,
  9. bloomed,
  10. bloomer

Origin of blooey

origin uncertain

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Word Origin and History for blooey

blooey

n.

"ruin, smash," 1915, U.S. slang, probably imitative.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper