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.
For the place of Looey, forgotten, was supplied by Em, aged two.
Word Origin and History for looey
1916, American English, colloquial familiar form of lieutenant.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper