go flooey

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go flooey

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.
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go flooey

verb
See also: flooey, 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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the general brawl has thrown Ladner's bill in the garbage?" Burpee joked, "Dat bill done gone flooey." (74) Delays caused by general elections in 1926 and 1930 brought the wrangling over registration and licensing to a head in 1931, when the latest revision to the Berne Convention, the Rome Convention (1928), (75) had to be ratified by 1 July.