wacky

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adjective \ ˈwa-kē \
variants: or less commonly
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of wacky

wackier also whackier; wackiest also whackiest
:absurdly or amusingly eccentric or irrational :crazy
  • wacky ideas
  • a wacky comedian

wackily

play \ˈwa-kə-lē\ adverb

wackiness

play \ˈwa-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of wacky in a Sentence

  1. My wacky aunt takes a swim before the lake freezes every winter.

  2. the wacky world of his imagination

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Origin and Etymology of wacky

perhaps from English dialect whacky fool


WACKY Defined for English Language Learners

wacky

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adjective

Definition of wacky for English Language Learners

  • : amusing and very strange


WACKY Defined for Kids

wacky

adjective \ ˈwa-kē \
variants: also whacky \ˈhwa-kē, ˈwa-\

Definition of wacky for Students

wackier also whackier; wackiest also whackiest


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