crackpot

noun crack·pot \ ˈkrak-ˌpät \

Definition of crackpot

: one given to eccentric or lunatic notions

crackpot

adjective

Examples of crackpot in a Sentence

  1. Some crackpot in a clown suit is out there directing traffic.

  2. everyone is tolerant of the town crackpot, a man who never hurt anyone

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First Known Use of crackpot

1883


CRACKPOT Defined for English Language Learners

crackpot

noun

Definition of crackpot for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is crazy or very strange



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