Definition of haywire:
Synonyms for haywire:
moonstruck, kooky, certifiable, barmy, cuckoo, wild, cockamamie, non compos mentis, nutlike, soft, cracked, nutty, zestful, mad, crackers, mental, loony tunes, bats, insane, balmy, unhinged, daffy, zany, lunatic, goofy, out of order, silly, loony, sappy, maniacal, bedlam, dotty, demented, malfunctioning, loopy, bughouse, unbalanced, crackbrained, psycho, cranky, scatty, round the bend, bonkers, batty, crackpot, amiss, meshuga, gaga, screwy, daft, cockamamy, wrong, crazy, crazed, mild, unsound, alligatored, wacko, zesty, yeasty, kookie, chapped, the matter, roughened, brainsick, wud, fruity, buggy, whacky, loco, deranged, wacky, awry, nonfunctional, nuts, psychotic, around the bend.
- "The Electronic Mind Reader", John Blaine.
There was absolutely no way of telling how much time elapsed once that happened, for the only clocks that did not go haywire on Pluto were spring- wind clocks, and there hadn't been a spring- wind clock in the solar system for a hundred and fifty years.- "World Beyond Pluto", C. H. Thames.
- "Psichopath", Gordon Randall Garrett.