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hay·wire

haywire

 
pronunciation:
heI waIr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: (informal) out of order; broken.
This old motor seems to have gone haywire.
definition 2: (informal) acting in an unpredictable or disordered manner; crazy.
After the explosion, the townspeople were going haywire until the police and fire fighters arrived.
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part of speech: noun
definition: wire used to bale hay.