spacey
also spacy adjective (spacier; -est) Date: 1970 spaced-out

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spacey — ☆ spacey or spacy [spā′sē ] adj. spacier, spaciest Slang 1. SPACED OUT 2. a) very eccentric or unconventional b) not in touch with reality; flighty, irresponsible, neurotic, etc. spaciness n …   English World dictionary

  • Spacey — Kevin Spacey (2006) Kevin Spacey (* 26. Juli 1959 in South Orange, New Jersey; eigentlich Kevin Spacey Fowler) ist ein US amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Theater Regisseur. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spacey — Recorded in several spelling forms including Spacie, Spacey, Spacy, and Speacie, this is an English surname. It is locational in origin, from a diminished if not quite actually lost , medieval village, near the town of Harrogate, in North… …   Surnames reference

  • spacey — adjective informal behaving as though you are not fully conscious of what is happening around you: June is pretty spacey; I d never let her take care of the kids. spacey adverb: Dan acts kind of spacey …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • spacey — UK [ˈspeɪsɪ] / US adjective Word forms spacey : adjective spacey comparative spacier superlative spaciest informal 1) a little confused and unable to concentrate, for example because you are very tired 2) spacey music or art seems to have been… …   English dictionary

  • spacey — adjective stupefied by (or as if by) some narcotic drug • Syn: ↑spaced out, ↑spacy • Similar to: ↑unconventional * * * spacey [spacey spacier spaciest …   Useful english dictionary

  • spacey — [[t]spe͟ɪsi[/t]] spacier, spaciest also spacy ADJ GRADED You can use spacey to describe things, especially music, which seem strange, especially because they are very modern or like things in a dream. [INFORMAL] ...brilliant, spacey guitar sounds …   English dictionary

  • spacey — space|y [ˈspeısi] adj informal behaving as though you are not fully conscious of what is happening around you ▪ I felt tired and kind of spacey …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spacey — spac|ey [ speısi ] adjective INFORMAL 1. ) a little confused and unable to concentrate, for example because you are very tired 2. ) MAINLY BRITISH spacey music or art seems to have been created by someone who takes drugs that change the way they… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spacey — adj Eccentric, odd, peculiar. I m not sure she can handle the job; she s a little spacey. 1960s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

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