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 loopy (audio) \ adverb
loopiness \ ˈlü-​pē-​nəs How to pronounce loopy (audio) \ noun

Examples of loopy in a Sentence

The movie has a certain loopy charm.
Recent Examples on the Web When Harry Styles, arguably the most influential person of 2020, wore a loopy patchwork cardigan by JW Anderson during a rehearsal, crochet enthusiasts jumped at the chance to make their own. Emily Farra, Vogue, "The Year in Fashion: The 29 Moments We’ll Remember Most From 2020," 28 Dec. 2020 In 1961, a young engineer from the Rand Corporation, Paul Baran, suggested using a loopy network with lots of redundancy. Ruth Defries, WSJ, "Nature’s Guide to Building Resilient Systems," 10 Dec. 2020 The loopy single track that’s open to hikers, equestrians and mountain bikers heads west before making a twisting ascent of a ridgeline. Mare Czinar, The Arizona Republic, "New hiking trails near Sedona hint at bigger things to come. Here's how to explore them," 16 Oct. 2020 Below the text, which is loopy but precise, there is the stamp of a ship called the Seychelles Prelude. Alexander Clapp, The New Republic, "The Vampire Ship," 28 Sep. 2020 On Twitter, users reacted enthusiastically to the video of the long, loopy creature. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, "Watch This Giant, Eerie, String-Like Sea Creature Hunt for Food in the Indian Ocean," 10 Apr. 2020 On Twitter, users reacted enthusiastically to the video of the long, loopy creature. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, "Watch This Giant, Eerie, String-Like Sea Creature Hunt for Food in the Indian Ocean," 10 Apr. 2020 On Twitter, users reacted enthusiastically to the video of the long, loopy creature. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, "Watch This Giant, Eerie, String-Like Sea Creature Hunt for Food in the Indian Ocean," 10 Apr. 2020 On Twitter, users reacted enthusiastically to the video of the long, loopy creature. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, "Watch This Giant, Eerie, String-Like Sea Creature Hunt for Food in the Indian Ocean," 10 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of loopy

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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15 Jan 2021

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“Loopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loopy. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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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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