head case noun
: a person who has mental or emotional problems : a crazy person
Examples of HEAD CASE
- Her brother's a real head case.
- <while serving in the military hospital's psychiatric unit, he got to observe a wide variety of head cases>
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Related to HEAD CASE
- bug, crackbrain, crazy, fool, fruitcake, lunatic, loon, loony, maniac, nut, nutcase, nutter [British slang], psycho, psychopath, sickie, sicko, wacko (also whacko)
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