crazy

crazy
I. adjective (crazier; -est) Date: 1566 1. a. full of cracks or flaws ; unsound <
they were very crazy, wretched cabins — Charles Dickens
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b. crooked, askew 2. a. mad, insane <
yelling like a crazy man
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b. (1) impractical <
a crazy plan
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(2) erratic <
crazy drivers
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c. being out of the ordinary ; unusual <
a taste for crazy hats
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3. a. distracted with desire or excitement <
a thrill-crazy mob
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b. absurdly fond ; infatuated <
he's crazy about the girl
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c. passionately preoccupied ; obsessed <
crazy about boats
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crazily adverbcraziness noun II. noun (plural crazies) Date: 1867 one who is or acts crazy; especially such a one associated with a radical or extremist political cause III. adverb Date: 1887 extremely, wildly <
crazy good
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