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Slang

kooky

This page is about the slang term kooky

American English

Meaning

strange or eccentric

For example

  • I love kooky characters like that crazy French detective in the Pink Panther movies.

  • Do you have one of those kooky old aunts who lives with lots of cats and wears floral-patterned dresses with shoes and socks?

Variety

This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

My great uncle Julian is a kooky old guy. He likes

a. eating in restaurants

b. reading in libraries

c. tap dancing in railway stations

Slang of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey