mental case

Definition of mental case

:a crazy person
  • That guy is a complete mental case.

Word by Word Definitions

mental play
  1. : of or relating to the mind

  2. : of or relating to intellectual as contrasted with emotional activity

  3. : of, relating to, or being intellectual as contrasted with overt physical activity

  1. : of or relating to the chin : genial

case play
  1. : a set of circumstances or conditions

  2. : a situation requiring investigation or action (as by the police)

  3. : the object of investigation or consideration

  1. : a box or receptacle for holding something

  2. : a box together with its contents

  3. : set

  1. : to enclose in or cover with or as if with a case : encase

  2. : to line (something, such as a well) with supporting material (such as metal pipe)

  3. : to inspect or study especially with intent to rob


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