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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Just don’t get too loony over loons, says Harry Vogel, senior biologist and executive director of the Loon Preservation Committee in Moultonborough, N.H. This year, July Fourth festivities are occurring in the middle of loon chick hatching season.
The show is populated by a truly loony cast of characters, most of whom come from very different worlds than the relatively privileged producers and flacks who populated 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Most of them seem to feel a calm fascination with natural disasters, like a woman who gets astonishingly drunk during a hurricane and imagines that men from her past visit her in increasingly loony scenarios verging on magical realism.
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.
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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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