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go moggy

1. To become insane, mentally imbalanced, or crazed. Primarily heard in South Africa. I'm going moggy living in this shack all by myself!
2. To become extremely excited or enthusiastic (about something). Primarily heard in South Africa. I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go moggy over her music.
3. To act or do something wildly, excessively, and/or without restraint. Primarily heard in South Africa. We all went a bit moggy after our exams, hitting the bars every night for a week straight.
See also: moggy

gone moggy

Having become completely broken, disorganized, or dysfunctional. Primarily heard in South Africa. I think something's gone moggy with my computer—the screen keeps flashing on and off. The real estate market has gone completely moggy in recent years.
See also: gone, moggy
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Thomas is a best friend to 14-year-old son Nathan, who is disabled, and the family had accepted the moggy would never return to their North Shields home.
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Locals in St Andrews have raised PS5000 for a sculpture of Hamish McHamish, the moggy who has become their most famous resident.
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London, December 3 ( ANI ): Researchers have ranked cat breeds from the most affectionate to the least, with the hairless sphynx coming out on top and the common moggy being named the most unfriendly.
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