kerflooey

[ ker-floo-ee ]
/ kərˈflu i /

adverb, go kerflooey,

Informal. to cease functioning, especially suddenly and completely; fall apart; fail: As soon as the storm hit, every light in town went kerflooey.

Nearby words

  1. kerenski,
  2. kerensky, aleksandr feodorovich,
  3. kereru,
  4. keresan,
  5. kerf,
  6. kerflop,
  7. kerfuffle,
  8. kerguelen,
  9. kerguelen islands,
  10. kerion

Origin of kerflooey

see origin at ker-, flooey

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