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stir–crazy

adjective stir–cra·zy \ˈstər-ˈkrā-zē\

: unhappy and upset because you have been in a place for a long time and want to get out

Full Definition of STIR-CRAZY

slang
:  distraught because of prolonged confinement

Origin of STIR-CRAZY

3stir
First Known Use: circa 1908

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