or floo·ie

[ floo-ee ]
/ ˈflu i /
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adjective Slang.
amiss or awry.
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Origin of flooey

Of obscure origin; cf. blooey
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How to use flooey in a sentence

  • But it doesnt feel as sore as I feel inside to see that game go flooey.

  • We'd be in a hat if we stuck to the tom-tom in that event; that flooey-headed horse would kill us if the tiger didn't.

    The Three Sapphires|W. A. Fraser
  • Cry harder, dear—you must cry harder, this scene will go all flooey if you can't cry any harder than that.

    Linda Lee, Incorporated|Louis Joseph Vance
  • Tom gets the tray in the neck and soaks the nearest man—banquet goes flooey.

    Merton of the Movies|Harry Leon Wilson