loony tunes

adjective
variants: or looney tunes

Definition of loony tunes 

: loony

Keep scrolling for more

Synonyms & Antonyms for loony tunes

Synonyms

balmy, barmy [chiefly British], bats, batty, bedlam, bonkers, brainsick, bughouse [slang], certifiable, crackbrained, cracked, crackers, crackpot, cranky [dialect], crazed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, demented, deranged, fruity [slang], gaga, haywire, insane, kooky (also kookie), loco [slang], loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, maniacal (also maniac), mental, meshuga (or meshugge), moonstruck, non compos mentis, nuts, nutty, psycho, psychotic, scatty [chiefly British], screwy, unbalanced, unhinged, unsound, wacko (also whacko), wacky (also whacky), wud [chiefly Scottish]

Antonyms

balanced, compos mentis, sane, sound, uncrazy

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of loony tunes in a Sentence

anyone living alone in that remote cabin would be sure to go loony tunes

Recent Examples on the Web

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

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'loony tunes.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of loony tunes

1971, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about loony tunes

Share loony tunes

Dictionary Entries near loony tunes

loony

loony bin

loony tune

loony tunes

loop

loop antenna

loop-back

Statistics for loony tunes

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for loony tunes

The first known use of loony tunes was in 1971

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on loony tunes

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with loony tunes

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for loony tunes

Comments on loony tunes

What made you want to look up loony tunes? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a nest or breeding place

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!