up the booay

up the booay

AUSTRALIAN, INFORMAL
If something is up the booay, it is completely wrong. Everything's up the booay this year. Compare with up the creek.
See also: up

up the booay

completely wrong or astray. Australian & New Zealand
Literally, the booay are remote rural districts. The origin of the term is uncertain, though Puhoi , the name of a district in North Auckland, New Zealand, has been suggested as the source.
See also: up