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haywire


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  haywire 
  adj  1:  informal  or  slang  terms  for  mentally  irregular  [syn:  {balmy}, 
  {barmy},  {bats},  {batty},  {bonkers},  {buggy},  {cracked}, 
  {crackers},  {daft},  {dotty},  {fruity},  {kooky},  {kookie}, 
  {loco},  {loony},  {loopy},  {nuts},  {nutty},  {wacky}] 
  2:  not  functioning  properly;  "something  is  amiss";  "has  gone 
  completely  haywire";  "the  telephone  is  out  of  order"; 
  "what's  the  matter  with  your  vacuum  cleaner?";  "something 
  is  wrong  with  the  engine"  [syn:  {amiss(p)},  {awry(p)},  {out 
  of  order(p)},  {the  matter(p)},  {wrong(p)}] 
  n  :  wire  for  tying  up  bales  of  hay 




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