kook


kook

noun \ˈkük\

: a person whose ideas or actions are very strange or foolish

Full Definition of KOOK

:  one whose ideas or actions are eccentric, fantastic, or insane :  screwball

Examples of KOOK

  1. a bunch of kooks dressed up in weird costumes
  2. <if you insist on painting your house bright orange, everyone will assume you are a kook>

Origin of KOOK

by shortening & alteration from cuckoo
First Known Use: 1960

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