loopier; loopiest
: having or characterized by loops
loopily adverb
loopiness noun

Examples of loopy in a Sentence

The movie has a certain loopy charm.
Recent Examples on the Web The setup may seem pedestrian, but in the hands of writer Goscinny and the rough, expressive drawings of Jean Tabary, the gimmick becomes a loopy existential labyrinth with surreal touches that appear to have sprouted from a Jorge Luis Borges short story. Ernesto Lechner, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Feb. 2024 The title of the song is written in loopy red lettering, giving the photo a retro feel. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 15 Feb. 2024 Perhaps the most brilliant idea embedded in White Girl in Danger is that the way out of the loopy national melodrama will necessarily rely on humor. Thomas Chatterton Williams, The Atlantic, 9 Feb. 2024 Agatha Christie died many years ago, but Hercule Poirot, her lavishly mustachioed and extravagantly brainy detective, lives on in the British writer Sophie Hannah’s loopy whodunits, authorized by the Christie estate. Sarah Lyall, New York Times, 1 Dec. 2023 Bad Bunny appeared as himself, but dressed as Shrek, in a Please Don’t Destroy video that was loopy and weird. Omar L. Gallaga, Los Angeles Times, 22 Oct. 2023 Watt’s loopy Appalachian creation is stratospheres beyond funny. Matt Thompson, SPIN, 19 Oct. 2023 In desperation, physicists continue to try any number of loopy schemes for time, including loopy time, stringy time, holographic time. WIRED, 27 Sep. 2023 Crypto, constantly transacting in response to users sending messages with magic tokens, is much loopier, a 24-hour reactive, never-ending event. WIRED, 25 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1811, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of loopy was in 1811

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“Loopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loopy. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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