kook

kook
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. eccentric, crackpot*, oddball*, loony*, cuckoo*, ding-a-ling*, nut*, screwball*, crazy*, weirdo*, wacko*, flake*, fruitcake*, nutcase*, dingbat*, harebrain*, lamebrain*; see also character 4 .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
Sl. *nut case, *loony tune, *fruitcake, *wacko, weirdo, *screwball, eccentric, character, *ding-a-ling.
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy: crackpot, crazy, eccentric, lunatic. Informal: crank, loon, loony. Slang: cuckoo, ding-a-ling, dingbat, nut, screwball, weirdie, weirdo. See WISE.

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  • kook — [ku:k] n AmE informal [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: cuckoo] someone who is silly or crazy >kooky adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kook — [ kuk ] noun count INFORMAL someone who is KOOKY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kook — (n.) 1960, American English slang; see KOOKY (Cf. kooky) …   Etymology dictionary

  • kook — [n] eccentric person crackpot, crank, crazy*, dingbat*, flake*, fruitcake*, lamebrain, lunatic, nut, screwball*, wacko*, weirdo; concepts 412,423 …   New thesaurus

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