go kablooey

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go kablooey

1. To explode or blow up. (The word "kablooey" is supposed to imitate the sound of an explosion.) I hope the electrician hooked all of these wires up correctly—I don't want anything going kablooey in my basement! They're demolishing this building later today. Want to watch it go kablooey with me?
2. To go completely awry; to totally fail. Plans for the gala went kablooey after our chief donor backed out and took his millions with him.
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go kablooey

To explode.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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