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screwy

adjective

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2 having or showing a very abnormal or sick state of mind
  • I was accosted on the downtown street by a woman who seemed to be a bit screwy in the head

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The first known use of screwy was in 1887

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“Screwy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/screwy. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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