loopy

adjective
\ˈlü-pē \
loopier; loopiest

Definition of loopy 

1 : having or characterized by loops

2 : crazy, bizarre

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Other Words from loopy

loopily \ ˈlü-​pə-​lē \ adverb
loopiness \ ˈlü-​pē-​nəs \ noun

Examples of loopy in a Sentence

The movie has a certain loopy charm.

Recent Examples on the Web

Potato Corner offers fries original, loopy, waffled sweet potato, chili-cheese and more, in flavors such as BBQ, cheddar, sour cream & onion and more. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Friday is Fry Day — National French Fry Day, that is. Here are a few faves.," 13 July 2018 The loopy structure is not one that might inspire confidence in potential outside donors. Christopher Knight, latimes.com, "Grafton Tyler Brown's California scenes at Pasadena museum's final show," 30 June 2018 Hegarty’s ceramic sculpture displays a loopy humor, often with reference to American history. Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle, "Charles Desmarais’ art picks for June 3," 31 May 2018 Martsch’s brain-frying guitar jams often sound like an unhinged Neil Young filtered through the loopy high plains psychedelia of Meat Puppets. Bill Brownlee, kansascity, "Break out your flannel: Built to Spill will thrill at Middle of the Map Fest," 28 June 2018 There are frequent moments when the camerawork, editing (quick zooms in and out) and loopy, slightly surreal dialogue suddenly recall the Bluths in all their narcissistic, clueless, hilarious glory. Mike Hale, New York Times, "Review: In HBO’s ‘Succession,’ the Family That Preys Together," 1 June 2018 Hegarty’s ceramic sculpture displays a loopy humor, often with reference to American history. Charles Desmarais, San Francisco Chronicle, "Charles Desmarais’ art picks for June 3," 31 May 2018 Hegarty’s ceramic sculpture displays a loopy humor, often with reference to American history. Charles Desmarais, SFChronicle.com, "Charles Desmarais’ art picks for May 27," 24 May 2018 And Barrette Lewis, a loopy ballerina who constantly bounds around the room. David Lyman, Cincinnati.com, "Wanna see 'Clue' onstage? 'Murder For Two' might be for you," 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of loopy

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of loopy was in 1856

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loopy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of loopy

: having many loops

: strange or silly

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