US • informal
adverb & adjective
- Awry; amiss: [as adverb]: the ignition switch went blooeyMore example sentences
- The kid's heart went blooey when the excitement got to be too much for him.
- Seems like the wireless card is still a little blooie.
- Don't tell us this is a problem just because the mountain/gate went blooey.
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- Used to convey that something has happened in an abrupt way: Blooey! He shot himself deadMore example sentences
- But, then, blooey, the storyline flies off into mannered absurdity, complete with a hostage-taking on top of the Eiffel Tower.
- "Sometimes you touch one," a nurse says, "and blooey, the wolf's at the door."
- It's important to keep balance, if wizards can blow up a small building while a warrior walks around with his +1 sticker next thing you know no one wants to be a warrior, and blooey, the balance is gone.
1920s: of unknown origin.
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