One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Go missing, especially as a result of theft.‘the insurers have drawn up a list of cars most likely to go walkies’
purloin, thieve, take, take for oneself, help oneself to, loot, pilfer, abscond with, run off with, appropriate, abstract, carry off, shopliftView synonyms
- ‘It would seem that the office copy of ASOD has gone walkies once again.’
- ‘Wheelie bins are going walkies in west Wiltshire as thieves realise their black market value.’
- ‘These can theoretically be used to ensure AGP and PCI cards don't go walkies if the server is moved - later I'll explain why they're virtually useless.’
- ‘The hotel heiress is distraught after it went walkies just two days ago.’
- ‘This post better stay where I put it this time, half of it went walkies for some reason and I had to retype it all.’
- ‘A couple of bottles of Dom Perignon have gone walkies from the cellar.’
- ‘Except… commenting is down until at least tomorrow as the yaccs.com server has gone walkies.’
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