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crackpot

noun crack·pot \ˈkrak-ˌpät\

: a person who is crazy or very strange

Full Definition of CRACKPOT

:  one given to eccentric or lunatic notions
crackpot adjective

Examples of CRACKPOT

  1. Some crackpot in a clown suit is out there directing traffic.
  2. <everyone is tolerant of the town crackpot, a man who never hurt anyone>

First Known Use of CRACKPOT

1883

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