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Synonyms of haywire

Noun


1. haywire, wire

usage: wire for tying up bales of hay

Adjective


1. balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whacky, insane (vs. sane)

usage: informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"

2. amiss(predicate), awry(predicate), haywire, wrong(predicate), malfunctioning (vs. functioning), nonfunctional

usage: not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"

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