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kablooey Syllabification: ka·bloo·ey

Entry from US English dictionary

(also kablooiekəˈblo͞oē)

Definition of kablooey in English:


Destroyed or ruined: the amp will go kablooey since you will be sending an input signal far too strong for it
More example sentences
  • Here in San Francisco, you see huge container ships gliding through the Golden Gate every day and you wonder if that's the one that's going to go kablooey under the Bridge.
  • Then things at work started to go kablooey and I got to choose whether or not to put in double-overtime for a company that doesn't deem me worthy of benefits.
  • When the sex is great, there's a pretty good chance that everything else is going fine - but when there are problems, it's like a ticking bomb in your couplehood, just waiting to make the whole thing go kablooey.


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Used to convey that something has happened in an abrupt way: and, kablooey! The whole damn thing exploded!
More example sentences
  • It's like blowing up a balloon: You blow and blow and blow, and the balloon expands and expands until finally, the pressure of the air inside it is greater than the strength of the rubber, and kablooey.
  • Just When Guys Thought It Was Safe, Kablooey!

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