loony tunes

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Definition of loony tunes

: loony

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anyone living alone in that remote cabin would be sure to go loony tunes
Recent Examples on the Web Then, the 130-pounders started their combat, and Cecelia went loony tunes. Star Tribune, "Wrestling star Emily Shilson keeps mom quiet by dominating on the mat," 19 Dec. 2020 Some of the Eckhardt's best moments, the ones that made his loony tunes character relatable, were Hauser ad libs. Dante A. Ciampaglia, Newsweek, "Who Is Shawn Eckardt? Paul Walter Hauser Steals Every Scene as Harding’s Bodyguard in ‘I, Tonya’," 17 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of loony tunes

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Loony tunes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loony%20tunes. Accessed 12 May. 2021.

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