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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Crazy \Cra"zy\ (kr[=a]"z[y^]), a. [From Craze.]
1. Characterized by weakness or feebleness; decrepit; broken;
falling to decay; shaky; unsafe.
Piles of mean andcrazy houses. --Macaulay.
One of great riches, but a crazy constitution.
They . . . got a crazy boat to carry them to the
2. Broken, weakened, or dissordered in intellect; shattered;
Over moist and crazy brains. --Hudibras.
3. Inordinately desirous; foolishly eager. [Colloq.]
The girls were crazy to be introduced to him. --R.
Crazy bone, the bony projection at the end of the elbow
(olecranon), behind which passes the ulnar nerve; -- so
called on account of the curiously painful tingling felt,
when, in a particular position, it receives a blow; --
called also funny bone.
Crazy quilt, a bedquilt made of pieces of silk or other
material of various sizes, shapes, and colors, fancifully
stitched together without definite plan or arrangement.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone
mad" [syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed,
mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged]
2: foolish; totally unsound; "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked
ideas"; "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working"
[syn: crazy, half-baked, screwball, softheaded]
3: possessed by inordinate excitement; "the crowd went crazy";
"was crazy to try his new bicycle"
4: bizarre or fantastic; "had a crazy dream"; "wore a crazy hat"
5: intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with; "crazy
about cars and racing"; "he is potty about her" [syn:
crazy, wild, dotty, gaga]
n 1: someone deranged and possibly dangerous [syn: crazy,
loony, looney, nutcase, weirdo]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
239 Moby Thesaurus words for "crazy":
abnormal, absurd, anamorphous, ape, apish, arrested, asinine,
askew, asymmetric, avid, babbling, backward, balmy, bananas, barmy,
bats, batty, befooled, beguiled, bent, bereft of reason, besotted,
beyond belief, bicolor, bicolored, big, bizarre, blithering,
bonkers, bowed, brainless, brainsick, buffoonish, burbling,
certifiable, cockamamie, cockeyed, colorful, colory, contorted,
crackbrained, cracked, crackers, crackpot, crazed, credulous,
cretinistic, cretinous, crooked, crumpled, crunched, cuckoo,
daedal, daffy, daft, damned, dazed, deluded, demented,
deprived of reason, deranged, deviative, dichromatic, dippy,
disoriented, distorted, distraught, dithering, divers-colored,
dizzy, doting, dotty, dreadful, driveling, drooling, dumb, eager,
enthusiastic, erratic, excited, extravagant, fantastic, fatuitous,
fatuous, flaked-out, flaky, flighty, fond, fool, foolheaded,
foolish, fuddled, futile, gaga, goofy, grotesque, gulled,
half-baked, half-witted, hallucinated, harebrained, harlequin,
high-flown, idiotic, ill-considered, imbecile, imbecilic,
impracticable, impractical, imprudent, inane, incredible, inept,
infatuated, insane, irrational, irregular, kaleidoscopic, keen,
keen on, kooky, labyrinthine, larruping, laughable, lawful, loco,
loony, lopsided, ludicrous, lunatic, mad, maddened, main, maniac,
manic, many-colored, maudlin, maundering, mazed, medley, mental,
mentally defective, mentally deficient, mentally handicapped,
mentally retarded, meshuggah, mongoloid, monstrous, moon-struck,
moonstruck, moronic, motley, multicolor, multicolored,
multicolorous, non compos, non compos mentis, nonsensical,
nonsymmetric, not all there, not right, nuts, nutty, odd,
of unsound mind, off, one-sided, outrageous, outre, parti-color,
parti-colored, pointless, polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic,
poppycockish, possessed, potty, preposterous, prismal, psycho,
queer, rash, reasonless, reckless, retarded, ridiculous, risible,
round the bend, sappy, screwball, screwy, senseless, sentimental,
shot, shot through, sick, silly, simple, simpleminded,
simpletonian, slobbering, spectral, sprung, stark-mad,
stark-staring mad, strange, stupid, subnormal, tetched,
thoughtless, thunder and lightning, tortuous, touched,
trichromatic, trichromic, tricolor, tricolored, twisted, two-tone,
unbalanced, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound, unsymmetric,
unworkable, varicolored, variegated, versicolor, versicolored,
wacky, wandering, warped, weird, wet, wild, witless, zealous
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