yo-yo mode

Definitions

Slang

  • adjective (in) a state of chaos or confusion. The term occurs in the language of computer users. It is often in the form of an exclamation, ‘full yo-yo mode alert!’, cried when a system is going ‘haywire’.
  • noun (in) a state of chaos or confusion. The term occurs in the language of computer users. It is often in the form of an exclamation, ‘full yo-yo mode alert!’, cried when a system is going ‘haywire’.
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