loony tune

noun

variants or looney tune
sometimes capitalized L&T
: loony

Word History

Etymology

from Looney Tunes, series of short cartoons produced by Warner Brothers 1930–69

First Known Use

1976, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of loony tune was in 1976

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“Loony tune.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loony%20tune. Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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