Definition of booay in English:

booay

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Pronunciation: /ˈbuːʌɪ
 
/
(also booai or boohai)

noun

(the booay) NZ
Remote rural districts.

Origin

perhaps from the place name Puhoi in North Auckland, New Zealand.

Phrases

up the booay

Completely wrong or astray.
More example sentences
  • But if you're ‘up the boohai shooting pukakas’, fair go!

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