screwy
adjective (screwier; -est) Date: 1887 1. crazily absurd, eccentric, or unusual 2. crazy, insanescrewiness noun

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  • screwy — [adj] eccentric abnormal, batty, bizarre, crazy, daft, dotty, far out*, flaky, funky*, irregular, kooky, mad, nutty, odd, oddball, offbeat, off center, off the wall*, out in left field*, outlandish, peculiar, queer, quirky, strange, uncommon,… …   New thesaurus

  • screwy — ► ADJECTIVE (screwier, screwiest) informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ rather odd or eccentric …   English terms dictionary

  • screwy — [skro͞o′ē] adj. screwier, screwiest Slang ☆ 1. mentally unbalanced; crazy ☆ 2. peculiar, eccentric, or odd in a confusing way screwiness n …   English World dictionary

  • screwy — 1. mod. crazy. □ I’ve never heard such a screwy idea. □ It’s really screwy. □ That’s the screwiest looking hat I’ve ever seen. 2. mod. alcohol intoxicated. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • screwy — /skrooh ee/, adj., screwier, screwiest. Slang. 1. crazy; nutty: I think you re screwy, refusing an invitation to the governor s dinner. 2. disconcertingly strange: There s something screwy about his story. 3. absurdly peculiar or impractical;… …   Universalium

  • screwy — adjective informal an idea, plan, etc that is screwy seems strange or crazy: The whole thing sounds pretty screwy to me! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • screwy — UK [ˈskruːɪ] / US [ˈskruɪ] adjective Word forms screwy : adjective screwy comparative screwier superlative screwiest informal strange, or unusual. This word is sometimes used in an insulting way …   English dictionary

  • screwy — adjective /ˈskɹuː.i/ a) Crazy; silly; ridiculous; insane; demented; unreasonable. Thats a screwy idea; I am not going to fly all the way to Antarctica just to see a penguin! b) Tipsy; slightly drunk. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • screwy — screw|y [ˈskru:i] adj informal an idea or plan that is screwy seems very strange or crazy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • screwy — Synonyms and related words: abnormal, anomalous, apish, asinine, balmy, bananas, barmy, bats, batty, beany, befooled, beguiled, besotted, bonkers, boozy, brainless, buffoonish, buggy, bughouse, bugs, canned, cockeyed, cracked, crackers, crank,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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