stir-crazy

adjective stir-cra·zy \ ˈstər-ˈkrā-zē \

Definition of stir-crazy

slang
: distraught because of prolonged confinement

Origin and Etymology of stir-crazy


STIR-CRAZY Defined for English Language Learners

stir-crazy

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


Learn More about stir-crazy


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up stir-crazy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

deserving of honor or esteem

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name More Food!

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!