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- adjective slang, dated Drunk.
- adjective slang Crazy, chaotic, awry.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
"Guard on this entrance has been flooey for a year or more," explained the shaggy man, dropping from the last rung to the dirty stone floor.
Kahen no Ame H-M Brown 2010
And if I have to marry in this way or leave here it will all go flooey.
An American Tragedy 2004
"They're not letting out any details, but it sounds to me like the whole damn secret Tek lab Burdon was running there went flooey and blew up."
Tek Kill Shatner, William 1996
"If a few dealers retained a supply of usable Tek chips, after most of the chips have been turned flooey, then they'd have a very lucrative monopoly."
Tek Lab Shatner, William 1991
He feels like the President has made him a mandarin or something; but if the whole Government went flooey to-morrow he'd just say, 'Can happen!' and pick up his funny fiddle.
Ma Pettengill Harry Leon Wilson 1903
Tom gets the tray in the neck and soaks the nearest man banquet goes flooey.
Merton of the Movies Harry Leon Wilson 1903
My Dual 2GHz G5 (late 2004) has suddenly gone flooey, right at the moment I installed some pricey new Samsung RAM.
I recommend the harvard dialect link that flooey mentions above.
Still, I am reading the informational booklets from the Int’l Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation now and then, trying to understand more fully just what has gone flooey in my immune system and how the experts think treatments actually function.
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