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head case

noun

: a person who has mental or emotional problems : a crazy person

Full Definition of HEAD CASE

:  nut 6a

Examples of HEAD CASE

  1. Her brother's a real head case.
  2. <while serving in the military hospital's psychiatric unit, he got to observe a wide variety of head cases>

First Known Use of HEAD CASE

1966

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