Examples of loony in a Sentence
Every family includes someone who's a little loony.
that's got to be the looniest idea I've ever heard
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As with Ocean’s Eleven’s motley crew of con artists, these characters aren’t developed much beyond their elite competency; with the exception of Bonham Carter’s loony Rose and Awkwafina’s gruff Constance, their skills are their personalities.
His cowering attitude is so extreme as to remind at times of Dennis Weaver’s loony motel manager in Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil.
Roles for the young thespians were wild tour guides, frantic Hollywood studio personnel and agents, loony lawyers, little monsters, wanna-be-actors and gossip columnists.
This loony British farce details the struggle for power that erupted at the Kremlin after Joseph Stalin died of a stroke in 1953.
Google isn’t the only member of the Frightful Five with a loony internet idea.
But while congressional leaders are influential and all, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee--i.e., the organization in charge of this loony process--has the potential to change (or, um, end) the game.
No one could miss the show's cast of gameful loony birds presumably motivated by the same sort of curiosity that moves people to high school reunions and gambling tables.
Bette Davis, garish and loony, is a former child star who passes the time torturing her crippled sister Joan Crawford.
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absurd, asinine, balmy, brainless, cockeyed, crackpot, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dippy, dotty, fatuous, featherheaded, fool, foolish, half-baked, half-witted, harebrained, inept, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), lunatic, lunkheaded, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, senseless, silly, simpleminded, stupid, tomfool, unwise, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zany;
airheaded, birdbrained, brain-dead, chowderheaded, chuckleheaded, clueless, dense, dim, dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull, dumb, dunderheaded, empty-headed, fatuous, feebleminded, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), knuckleheaded, lamebrain (or lamebrained), mindless, moronic, oafish, obtuse, opaque, pinheaded, simple, slow, slow-witted, soft, softheaded, thoughtless, thick, thickheaded, unintelligent, vacuous, witless;
out to lunch;
LOONY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loony for English Language Learners
: crazy or foolish
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