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

Definition of loopy

1 : having or characterized by loops
2 : crazy, bizarre

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 None of the loopy conspiracies about voting machines or communists panned out. Joshua Green, Bloomberg.com, 6 Jan. 2022 The vibe for the model's hair was completely casual, as opposed to just last week when the model showed off a loopy-doopy hairstyle that probably took hours to perfect. Sara Miranda, Allure, 21 Dec. 2021 The cards with loopy red script came from civil rights attorney Sharlyn Grace, who helped in the fight to make Illinois the first state to end cash bail, and who knew Strugar from legal circles. Anita Chabria Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 26 Nov. 2021 On Running Cloudstratus See those loopy nubs on the soles of these shoes? Gear Team, Wired, 22 Nov. 2021 One result of this is that Wilson propels herself into some loopy judgments. Lara Feigel, The New Republic, 1 Sep. 2021 The tension of the season was defined by loopy infighting between Peter’s women — like Victoria Paul, Alayah Benavidez, and Victoria Fuller — more than any true romantic turbulence with the actual Bachelor (at least until Fantasy Suites). Ariana Romero, refinery29.com, 24 Aug. 2021 Sam’s unprincipled pursuit of her confused principles gives the novel a loopy energy. Alexandra Schwartz, The New Yorker, 9 Aug. 2021 Seven turquoise kayaks bobbed in a loopy formation as the water slowly drained like a bathtub beneath us. Robin Catalano, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of loopy

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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15 Jan 2022

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“Loopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loopy. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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English Language Learners Definition of loopy

: having many loops
: strange or silly

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