loopy

adjective
\ ˈlü-pē How to pronounce loopy (audio) \
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 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.

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The Feral Detective operates in a noirish, apocalyptic register, all loopy fever dream logic. Constance Grady, Vox, "Jonathan Lethem’s Feral Detective is a mess. But it’s a fun mess.," 27 Nov. 2018 The waiting area of LuckyChap, which is almost hidden in a nondescript bungalow on the Warner Bros. lot, is cast in a pink glow from the neon sign that bears the company name in loopy script. Christine Lennon, Harper's BAZAAR, "Margot Robbie on Changing Hollywood and Her Shocking Transformation Into Elizabeth I," 13 Nov. 2018 NBC Every week, critic at large Todd VanDerWerff and culture writer Karen Han get together to discuss the latest episode of NBC’s loopy comedy The Good Place. Karen Han, Vox, "The Good Place episode 5 recap: “Jeremy Bearimy” gets season 3 back on track," 19 Oct. 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, San Francisco Chronicle, "Charles Desmarais’ art picks for June 3," 31 May 2018 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

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First Known Use of loopy

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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loopy

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of loopy

: having many loops
informal : strange or silly

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