uey

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From U(-turn) +‎ -ey.

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uey (plural ueys)

  1. (Australia, Canada, UK, US, colloquial, informal) A U-turn.
    • 1987, Kelly Lawrence, The Gone Shots, Franklin Watts, US, page 280,
      “Don't lose her,” I growled, and plowed between the two cars and across the dividing line and banged a Uey.
    • 2000, Louis J. Fagan, Angelo, Independent Publishers Group, US, page 324,
      Barry musta figured Jamie′s friend lived in town because he did a Uey and headed back that way.
    • 2006, Richard Crick, My Word Is My Bonus, AuthorHouse, page 255,
      [] Sid, could you please just go up Holborn a little way, do a uey and pull in over there, where we can see the entrance over on this side.”
    • 2007, Richard Marinick, In For a Pound, Justin, Charles & Co., US, page 59,
      Climbing into the Mustang, McCauley banged a Uey in front of the post office and stopped for the red light half a block up at the corner of Sea Street.

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uey (inanimate)

  1. obsolete spelling of huēyi