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[bloo-ee] /ˈblu i/
adjective, Slang.
out of order; faulty.
go blooey, to go totally out of commission; break down completely:
If the generator fails, the whole system will go blooey.
Origin of blooey
origin uncertain Unabridged
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  • The blooey or bleed-off line shall be located downwind of the rig for the prevailing wind direction.
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"ruin, smash," 1915, U.S. slang, probably imitative.

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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