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haywire definition

  • noun:
    • Wire found in baling hay.
    • cable used to bind bales of hay.
    • wire for attaching up bales of hay
  • adjective:
    • Informal Mentally confused or unpredictable; crazy: went haywire on the interminable delays.
    • Informal maybe not working correctly; broken.
    • Roughly-made, unsophisticated, decrepit (from usage of haywire for temporary fixes).
    • Behaving erratically or uncontrollably, specially of a device or technical process; frequently combined with the verb "go".
    • perhaps not operating properly
    • informal or slang terms for psychologically irregular
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