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Definitions for crackpot
ˈkrækˌpɒtcrack·pot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crackpot, crank, nut, nut case, fruitcake, screwballnoun

    a whimsically eccentric person

Wiktionary

  1. crackpotnoun

    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. crackpotnoun

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

  3. crackpotadjective

    Eccentric or impractical

    a crackpot idea

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  1. crackpot

    A crackpot is a term used to describe a person who is eccentric, impractical, or holds bizarre, irrational, or unconventional beliefs. It's often applied to individuals who make statements or create theories that go against widespread established views and norms without any solid evidence or reasoning. In some contexts, it can be offensive as it implies that someone is crazy or mentally unsound.

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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. 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.

  2. Kristian Andersen:

    The main crackpot theories going around at the moment relate to this virus being somehow engineered with intent and that is demonstrably not the case, engineering can mean many things and could be done for either basic research or nefarious reasons, but the data conclusively show that neither was done….

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

    Jesus was a crackpot.

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