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Definitions for loony
ˈlu niloony

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crazy, loony, looney, nutcase, weirdoadjective

    someone deranged and possibly dangerous

  2. balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, wacky, whackyadjective

    informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

    "it used to drive my husband balmy"

GCIDE

  1. loonyadjective

    Very foolish; very impractical; as, loony ideas.

Wiktionary

  1. loonynoun

    An insane or very foolish person

  2. loonyadjective

    insane

  3. loonyadjective

    very silly, absurd

  4. Etymology: Shortened from lunatic

Wikipedia

  1. loony

    Lunatic is an antiquated term referring to a person who is seen as mentally ill, dangerous, foolish, or crazy—conditions once attributed to "lunacy". The word derives from lunaticus meaning "of the moon" or "moonstruck".

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  1. loony

    Loony is a term, often used informally or in a derogatory manner, to refer to someone who is considered mentally ill, unstable, irrational, crazy, or extremely impractical and eccentric. It derives from "lunatic," which originally referenced a type of insanity caused by the moon. Still, in contemporary usage, it generally describes unusual or bizarre behavior without necessarily a clinical diagnosis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loonyadjective

    see Luny

  2. Etymology: [Shortened fr. lunatic.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of loony in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of loony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of loony in a Sentence

  1. Shel Silverstein:

    Draw a crazy picture,Write a nutty poem,Sing a mumble-gumble song,Whistle through your comb.Do a loony-goony dance'Cross the kitchen floor,Put something silly in the worldThat ain't been there before.

  2. Brian Foren:

    I worry that he's confused for being loony by being so honest. It shocks Americans.

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