go blooey

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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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Every time you get going nicely, in barges some alien influence and the Muse goes blooey. (149)
The "Muse goes blooey," we presume, much as it did when Coleridge was interrupted by that gentleman from Porlock; with Wodehouse, it is hard to take poetic practice with due seriousness.