Antonyms
Etymology

1. haywire

noun. ['ˈheɪˌwaɪr'] wire for tying up bales of hay.

Antonyms

  • serviceable

Etymology

  • hay (English)
  • hey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Haywire

  • esquire
  • goldwire
  • izaguirre
  • newswire

Sentences with haywire


1. Noun, singular or mass
Laptop displays often may go haywire for one reason or another.

2. Adverb
Psoriasis happens when your immune system goes haywire and causes skin cells to grow too quickly.

2. haywire

adjective. ['ˈheɪˌwaɪr'] not functioning properly.

Synonyms

  • amiss
  • malfunctioning
  • wrong
  • awry

Antonyms

  • wise
  • tasteless
  • smooth
  • clean

Etymology

  • hay (English)
  • hey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. haywire

adjective. ['ˈheɪˌwaɪr'] informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.

Synonyms

  • around the bend
  • nutty
  • bats
  • loony
  • cracked
  • buggy
  • dotty
  • loopy
  • batty
  • kookie
  • insane
  • fruity
  • whacky
  • crackers
  • daft
  • barmy
  • bonkers
  • round the bend
  • balmy
  • nuts
  • kooky
  • loco

Antonyms

  • unenthusiastic
  • reasonable
  • rational
  • spiritless

Etymology

  • hay (English)
  • hey (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wire (English)
  • wīr (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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