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screwball

adjective

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showing or marked by a lack of good sense or judgment
  • she's always off on some screwball plan

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screwball

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of screwball (Entry 2 of 2)

a person of odd or whimsical habits
  • a screwball who liked to save lint and bits of string

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The first known use of screwball was in 1908

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“Screwball.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/screwball. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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