crazy


1cra·zy

adjective \ˈkrā-zē\
cra·zi·ercra·zi·est

Definition of CRAZY

1
a :  full of cracks or flaws :  unsound <they were very crazy, wretched cabins — Charles Dickens>
b :  crooked, askew
2
a :  mad, insane <yelling like a crazy man>
b (1) :  impractical <a crazy plan>
(2) :  erratic <crazy drivers>
c :  being out of the ordinary :  unusual <a taste for crazy hats>
3
a :  distracted with desire or excitement <a thrill-crazy mob>
b :  absurdly fond :  infatuated <he's crazy about the girl>
c :  passionately preoccupied :  obsessed <crazy about boats>
cra·zi·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb
cra·zi·ness \-zē-nəs\ noun
like crazy
:  to an extreme degree <everyone dancing like crazy>

Examples of CRAZY

  1. a hospital for crazy people
  2. He's been acting kind of crazy lately.
  3. There are a lot of crazy drivers on the streets.
  4. You are crazy to have paid so much for this car.
  5. You would be crazy not to accept their offer!
  6. What a crazy thing to do!

First Known Use of CRAZY

1566

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Rhymes with CRAZY

2crazy

noun

: a person who is crazy

plural cra·zies

Full Definition of CRAZY

:  one who is or acts crazy; especially :  such a one associated with a radical or extremist political cause

Examples of CRAZY

  1. A bunch of crazies live there.
  2. <one unsympathetic homeowner insisted that all homeless people are crazies>

First Known Use of CRAZY

1867

3crazy

adverb

: very or extremely

Full Definition of CRAZY

:  extremely, wildly <crazy good>

Examples of CRAZY

  1. I bought some crazy good stuff there.

First Known Use of CRAZY

1887

cra·zy

adjective \ˈkrā-zē\   (Medical Dictionary)
craz·i·ercraz·i·est

Medical Definition of CRAZY

: mad 1, insane
cra·zi·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb
cra·zi·ness \-zē-nəs\ noun

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