up the booay

up the booay

Totally incorrect; completely astray or deviating from the correct course or path. Primarily heard in Canada. Our team will be up the booay if Samantha goes through with her threat to leave the company. It's no wonder things have gotten so bad—the whole political system is up the booay!
See also: up
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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
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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
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