adjective \ˈwa-kē\

: amusing and very strange


Full Definition of WACKY

:  absurdly or amusingly eccentric or irrational :  crazy <wacky ideas> <a wacky comedian>
wack·i·ly \ˈwa-kə-lē\ adverb
wack·i·ness \ˈwa-kē-nəs\ noun

Variants of WACKY

wacky also whacky \ˈwa-kē\

Examples of WACKY

  1. My wacky aunt takes a swim before the lake freezes every winter.
  2. the wacky world of his imagination

Origin of WACKY

perhaps from English dialect whacky fool
First Known Use: circa 1935

Rhymes with WACKY


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