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crazy

  

      adj   , -zier, -ziest  
1    Informal   insane  
2    fantastic; strange; ridiculous  
a crazy dream     
3    postpositive; foll by: about or over  
Informal   extremely fond (of)  
4    Slang   very good or excellent  
  crazily      adv  
  craziness      n  


crazy bone  
      n      a U.S. name for       funny bone  
crazy golf  
      n   a putting game in which the ball has to be played via various obstacles  
Crazy Horse  
      n   Indian name Ta-Sunko-Witko. ?1849--77, Sioux Indian chief, remembered for his attempts to resist White settlement in Sioux territory  
crazy paving  
      n     (Brit)   a form of paving, as for a path, made of slabs of stone of irregular shape fitted together  
crazy quilt  
      n   a patchwork quilt made from assorted pieces of material of irregular shape, size, and colour  
stir-crazy  
      adj  
Slang   mentally disturbed as a result of being in prison or otherwise confined  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
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crazy

  
1      (informal)   a bit lacking upstairs     (informal)   as daft as a brush     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   barking     (slang)   barking mad     (slang)   barmy     (slang)   batty     (slang)   berserk, bonkers     (slang, chiefly Brit.)   cracked     (slang)   crackpot     (informal)   crazed, cuckoo     (informal)   daft     (informal)   delirious, demented, deranged, doolally     (slang)   idiotic, insane, loopy     (informal)   lunatic, mad, mad as a hatter, mad as a March hare, maniacal, mental     (slang)   not all there     (informal)   not right in the head, not the full shilling     (informal)   nuts     (slang)   nutty     (slang)   nutty as a fruitcake     (slang)   off one's head     (slang)   off one's rocker     (slang)   off one's trolley     (slang)   off-the-wall     (slang)   of unsound mind, out of one's mind, out to lunch     (informal)   potty     (Brit. informal)   round the bend     (slang)   round the twist     (Brit. slang)   touched, unbalanced, unhinged, up the pole     (informal)  
2    bizarre, eccentric, fantastic, odd, oddball     (informal)   outrageous, peculiar, ridiculous, rum     (Brit. slang)   silly, strange, wacko or whacko     (informal)   weird  
3    absurd, bird-brained     (informal)   cockeyed     (informal)   derisory, fatuous, foolhardy, foolish, half-baked     (informal)   idiotic, ill-conceived, impracticable, imprudent, inane, inappropriate, irresponsible, ludicrous, nonsensical, potty     (Brit. informal)   preposterous, puerile, quixotic, senseless, short-sighted, unrealistic, unwise, unworkable, wild  
4      (informal)   ablaze, ardent, beside oneself, devoted, eager, enamoured, enthusiastic, fanatical, hysterical, infatuated, into     (informal)   mad, passionate, smitten, very keen, wild     (informal)   zealous  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    all there     (informal)   compos mentis, down-to-earth, in one's right mind, intelligent, mentally sound, practical, prudent, rational, reasonable, sane, sensible, smart, wise  
2    common, conventional, normal, ordinary, orthodox, regular, usual  
3    appropriate, brilliant, feasible, possible, practicable, prudent, realistic, responsible, sensible, wise, workable  
4    cool, indifferent, uncaring, unenthusiastic, uninterested  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
go crazy about something, get enthusiastic
exp.
go crazy; get angry; lose self-control
E.g.: I will lose it if we keep listening to this song.
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