loopy

adjective
\ ˈlü-pē How to pronounce loopy (audio) \
loopier; loopiest

Definition of loopy

1 : having or characterized by loops

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Other Words from loopy

loopily \ ˈlü-​pə-​lē How to pronounce loopily (audio) \ adverb
loopiness \ ˈlü-​pē-​nəs How to pronounce loopiness (audio) \ noun

Examples of loopy in a Sentence

The movie has a certain loopy charm.
Recent Examples on the Web From Tom Holland’s extremely meme-able post-surgery face to Julianne Hough’s loopy holiday song cover, these videos of celebrities after surgery are truly a gift to the world. Andrea Wurzburger, PEOPLE.com, "Amy Schumer Wants Her Hat Back, Taylor Swift's Banana Breakdown and More Hilarious Videos of Celebs After Surgery," 14 Jan. 2020 These letters to Santa are scrawled in loopy cursive or crooked script, using pencil, pen or marker. Holly V. Hays, USA TODAY, "From heartwarming to heartbreaking, these Christmas letters end up in Santa Claus, Indiana," 17 Dec. 2019 And Paul Stanley cemented his standing as rock-and-roll's loopiest master of ceremonies. Ed Masley, azcentral, "A look back at 2019's biggest metro Phoenix concerts, from Garth Brooks to Paul McCartney," 17 Dec. 2019 Cher is a great storyteller, spinning out stories that are long and loopy yet somehow tie together in the end. Randy Cordova, azcentral, "Cher concert was at its most magical when the star was just being herself," 24 Nov. 2019 Somebody should tell the producers that nobody is fooled by those loopy little wires with the quote marks on the end of them. Bulletin Board, Twin Cities, "Sunday Bulletin Board: “… and that’s when I swear I saw Elvis walk across my living room in blue suede shoes.”," 22 Sep. 2019 However, Lee Smolin of the Perimeter Institute, one of the developers of loop quantum gravity, has pushed back, arguing that if weak gravity is true, there might be a loopy reason for it. Quanta Magazine, "Where Gravity Is Weak and Naked Singularities Are Verboten," 20 June 2017 Her manner was just weird and loopy with lots of mistimed laughter. Melanie Eversley, Fortune, "Who Won the Third Democratic Debate Last Night? Strategists Weigh In," 13 Sep. 2019 Her forehand could get a little loopy and short, and her serve, though fast, was a little vulnerable; her second serve was especially prone to breaking down. Louisa Thomas, The New Yorker, "U.S. Open 2019: The Power of Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff Together, in Victory and Defeat," 1 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of loopy

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Loopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loopy. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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loopy

adjective
How to pronounce loopy (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of loopy

: having many loops
informal : strange or silly

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