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1. slang Awry or into a state of chaos. I did have grand plans for the night, but they all went flooey when I got a flat tire on my drive into the city.
2. slang Drunk. He was flooey last night, so I doubt that he remembers anything that happened at the bar.
slang To go completely awry; to totally fail. Plans for the gala went blooey after our chief donor backed out and took his millions with him.
slang To go completely awry; to totally fail. Plans for the gala went flooey after our chief donor backed out and took his millions with him.
mod. alcohol intoxicated. You’re flooey again. That’s every night this week.
go blooeyand go flooey (go ˈblui and go ˈflui)
in. to fall apart; to go out of order. All my plans went blooey because of the rain. I just hope everything doesn’t go flooey at the last minute.
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