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loony Offensive

Meaning: a crazy or silly person (n.) | crazy or silly (adj.)

For example:

  • My new job in an advertising agency is weird. I feel like I'm working with a bunch of loonies.

  • Harry loves those loony Japanese TV shows with people doing loony stuff like eating spiders and drinking blood.

Origin: short for the word "lunatic", meaning insane

Quick Quiz:

Someone might be called loony if they
  1. say strange things
  2. do amazing tricks
  3. tell funny stories

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