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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
SCREWY Defined for Kids

screwy

adjective \ˈskrü-ē\
screw·i·erscrew·i·est

Definition of SCREWY for Kids

1
:  oddly different and unfamiliar
2
:  crazy 1

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