loony tunes


variants or looney tunes
: loony

Example Sentences

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

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of loony tunes was in 1971

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

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