- ka-, an intensifier used with onomatopoeia, plus (probably) an imaginative rendition of an explosion or splash. (Wiktionary)
“And, honestly, this is the error you're most likely to receive following an kernel upgrade: something will go "kablooie" as the various new modules are initialized, your dev node won't be created and you'll end up without support for the virtual device that will allow you to create your tunnels.”
“Holy mazola--I go off into Cat Rescue Land for a few days, and the whole ding-dang world goes kablooie!”
“Hydrogen leaked out of a small piece of pipe which caused a fire which caused this explosion, kablooie!”
“UPDATE: Now with even more kablooie, courtesy of USA Today.”
“The publishing industry seems to be going kablooie from the economy.”
“Things always go kablooie when the man leaves the house.”
“They're afraid if the shuttle is in orbit when the calendar shifts from 2006 to 2007, that the computers will go kablooie, so we're watching that.”
“When I got home (after 7), the power was kablooie.”
“Turns out the main refrigerator had gone kablooie over the weekend.”
“I had it working, changed some things, and it went kablooie and now i have no sound.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘kablooie’.
words for loud sounds
( open list, descriptive, randomness )
( personal list )
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and other words that remind me of Calvin and Hobbes
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