Definitions for crackpotˈkrækˌpɒt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

crack•potˈkrækˌpɒt(n.)

  1. a person who is eccentric, fanatical, or irrational.

    Category: Informal

  2. (adj.)eccentric; fanatical; irrational.

    Category: Informal

Origin of crackpot:

1860–65

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crackpot, crank, nut, nut case, fruitcake, screwball(noun)

    a whimsically eccentric person

Wiktionary

  1. crackpot(Noun)

    An eccentric, crazy or foolish person. A kook.

    Time will tell whether he is a crackpot or a genius for promoting that sort of idea.

  2. crackpot(Noun)

    Someone addicted to crack cocaine (i.e. a drug addict). See also crackhead.

  3. crackpot(Adjective)

    Eccentric or impractical

    a crackpot idea

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