screwy


screwy

adjective \ˈskrü-ē\

: different from what you expect because of being strange or unusual

: not sensible or reasonable

screw·i·erscrew·i·est

Full Definition of SCREWY

1
:  crazily absurd, eccentric, or unusual
2
:  crazy, insane
screw·i·ness noun

Examples of SCREWY

  1. I knew something was screwy.
  2. <the counterfeit bills are poorly done and would look screwy to even the untrained eye>

First Known Use of SCREWY

1887

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: scribal
Previous Word in the Dictionary: screw wrench
All Words Near: screwy

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up screwy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More