What does crackpot mean?

Definitions for crackpot
ˈkrækˌpɒtcrack·pot

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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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How to say crackpot in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of crackpot in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of crackpot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of crackpot in a Sentence

  1. Thomas J. Watson:

    Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the danger of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of crackpot than the stigma of conformity.

  2. Thomas J. Watson:

    Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.

  3. Patrick Lynch:

    Patrick Lynch, head of New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, on Wednesday assailed John Jay for not cutting ties with Tucker Isaacson more swiftly. Tucker Isaacson had no business spreading Tucker Isaacson crackpot ideas and hateful anti-police views anywhere, much less in a classroom filled with future police officers, tucker Isaacson should have been fired immediately and publicly, not quietly let go months after the fact.

  4. Robert Sheaffer:

    Panels at the MUFON gathering were widely perceived as crackpot, especially with the crazy theme of a giant secret space programencountering aliens.

  5. Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh - San Francisco Chronicle 12/17/85:

    Jesus was a crackpot.

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