go blooey

go blooey

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.
See also: blooey, go
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

go blooey

and 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.
See also: blooey, go
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In this new world of laissez-faire, when things go blooey, the government itself is exposed to risk alongside hapless investors--if the commercial banks are lending federally insured deposits along with their own investment plays or are exercising what amounts to an equity position in the failed management.