Examples of lunatic
He hatched a lunatic plot to overthrow the government.
another of his lunatic ideas
Origin of lunatic
Middle English lunatik, from Anglo-French or Late Latin; Anglo-French lunatic, from Late Latin lunaticus, from Latin luna; from the belief that lunacy fluctuated with the phases of the moon
First Known Use: 14th century
Rhymes with lunatic
bailiwick, biopic, Bolshevik, bone to pick, call in sick, candlestick, candlewick, cattle tick, cherry-pick, corner kick, Dominic, do the trick, double-quick, EBCDIC, fiddlestick, fingerpick, flutter kick, hemistich, heretic, Menshevik, meterstick, needlestick, onside kick, overtrick, point-and-click, politic, politick, polyptych, rhythm stick, scissors kick, shooting stick, singlestick, swagger stick, swizzle stick, taperstick, turn the trick, undertrick, walking stick, Watson-Crick
LUNATIC Defined for Kids
Definition of lunatic
1 : an insane person
2 : a person who behaves very foolishly <That lunatic went through a red light.>
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