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Meaning of HAYWIRE

Pronunciation:  'hey`wIr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  wire for tying up bales of hay
  2. [adj]  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"
  3. [adj]  informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
 

HAYWIRE is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: amiss(p), around the bend, awry(p), balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, insane, kookie, kooky, loco, loony, loopy, malfunctioning, nonfunctional, nuts, nutty, out of order(p), round the bend, the matter(p), wacky, whacky, wrong(p)
 
 See Also: wire

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: amiss, askew, awry, balmy, bananas, barmy, bats, batty, beany, bonkers, broken, buggy, bughouse, bugs, cockeyed, convulsed, crackers, cuckoo, daffy, deranged, dippy, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted, dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, disturbed, dotty, flaky, flipped, freaked-out, fruitcakey, fruity, gaga, goofy, in disorder, in disrepair, inoperative, just plain nuts, kooky, loony, loopy, misplaced, nuts, nutty, off the hinges, off the track, off the wall, on the blink, on the fritz, out of commission, out of condition, out of gear, out of joint, out of kelter, out of kilter, out of order, out of place, out of repair, out of tune, out of whack, perturbed, potty, roily, round the bend, screwball, screwballs, screwy, shuffled, slaphappy, turbid, turbulent, unsettled, upset, wacky
 

 

 

 

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