Definition of booay in English:

booay

(also boohai, booai)

noun

the booay
NZ
  • Remote rural districts.

    countryside, green belt, great outdoors
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Phrases

  • up the booay

    • Completely wrong or astray.

      • ‘But if you're ‘up the boohai shooting pukakas’, fair go!’

Origin

Perhaps from the place name Puhoi in North Auckland, New Zealand.

Pronunciation

booay

/ˈbuːʌɪ/