stir–crazy

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adjective stir–cra·zy \ˈstər-ˈkrā-zē\

Definition of stir–crazy

slang

  1. :  distraught because of prolonged confinement

Origin and Etymology of stir–crazy

3stir


First Known Use: circa 1908


STIR–CRAZY Defined for English Language Learners

stir–crazy

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adjective stir–cra·zy \ˈstər-ˈkrā-zē\

Definition of stir–crazy for English Language Learners

  • : unhappy and upset because you have been in a place for a long time and want to get out


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