flooey
adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1905 awry, askew <
go flooey
>

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  • flooey — ☆ flooey or flooie [flo͞o′ē ] adj. Slang BLOOEY …   English World dictionary

  • flooey — ˈflüē, üi adverb (or adjective) Etymology: origin unknown : awry usually used in the phrase go flooey if I have to leave her it will all go flooey Theodore Dreiser with my knees going flooey and an ache in my chest Herbert Gold something went… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flooey — adjective a) Drunk. Everything Ive tried since pa died has gone flooey. b) Crazy, chaotic, awry. Well, sir, about a second after Jake nodded his head, the place went flooey. Everybody started whoopin and placin bets and yelling out drink orders …   Wiktionary

  • flooey — [“flui] mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ You’re flooey again. That’s every night this week. □ Wow, is she flooey! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • flooey — /flooh ee/, adj. Slang. amiss or awry. Also, flooie. [of obscure orig.; cf. BLOOEY] * * * …   Universalium

  • flooey — floo·ey …   English syllables

  • flooey — floo•ey or floo•ie [[t]ˈflu i[/t]] adj. cvb sts sl. amiss or awry …   From formal English to slang

  • go flooey — v. fail; fall apart; cease to function …   English slang

  • kerflooey — adjective Etymology: ker , echoic prefix + flooey Date: 1918 awry, kaput < go kerflooey > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Samuel Baker — Infobox Military Person name = Sir Samuel White Baker lived = (8 June 1821 30 December 1893) placeofbirth = flagicon|EnglandLondon, England placeofdeath = flagicon|England His Sandford Orleigh Estate in Newton Abott, Devonshire, England. Buried:… …   Wikipedia

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