- v. phr. informalMixed-up, out of order, not in regular working condition.
My electric typewriter has gone all haywire; I have to call the repair man.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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