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WACKY (wackier, wackiest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does wacky mean? 

WACKY (adjective)
  The adjective WACKY has 2 senses:

1. ludicrous, foolish
2. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

  Familiarity information: WACKY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

WACKY (adjective)

Sense 1wacky [BACK TO TOP]


Ludicrous, foolish


whacky; wacky; silly; sappy; goofy; cockamamy; cockamamie; zany

Context examples:

gave me a cockamamie reason for not going / wore a goofy hat / a silly idea / some wacky plan for selling more books


foolish (devoid of good sense or judgment)

Domain usage:

colloquialism (a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech)

Sense 2wacky [BACK TO TOP]


Informal or slang terms for mentally irregular


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

Context example:

it used to drive my husband balmy


insane (afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement)

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