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Definition of 'haywire'

Noun

  1. wire for tying up bales of hay

Adjective

  1. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
       Synonyms: balmy barmy bats batty bonkers buggy cracked crackers daft dotty fruity kooky kookie loco loony loopy nuts nutty round the bend around the bend wacky whacky
  2. not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
       Synonyms: amiss awry wrong


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