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kook

 (ko͞ok)
n. Slang
A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy.

[Possibly from cuckoo.]

kook

(kuːk)
n
informal US and Canadian an eccentric, crazy, or foolish person
[C20: probably from cuckoo]

kook

(kuk)

n. Slang.
an eccentric, strange, or crazy person.
[1920–25; perhaps alter. of cuckoo]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kook - someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual

kook

noun
Slang. A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy:
Informal: crank, loon, loony.
Translations

kook

[kuːk] N (US) → majareta mf (Sp) , excéntrico/a m/f

kook

[kuːk] n (Am) (fam) → svitato/a
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The Kooks latest studio album Listen was released in September 2014 which features the singles Down, Around Town, Bad Habit and Forgive & Forget.
I'll be honest, I was a big fan of The Kooks circa 2006 when their first album Inside In/Inside Out climbed the charts - Naive remains my ringtone to this day - but since then, they have largely dropped off my radar.
The Libertines have a lot to answer for, spawning bands such as The Kooks who jump around and shout a lot.
Kooks singer Luke Pritchard said: "For us, Oxjam is the highlight of the festival season because everyone gets to make the noise themselves.
I was at both gigs and while The Kooks were excellent in Cardiff, they were noticeably frustrated to be met with a stadium of indifference so close on the heels of such acclaim.
Konk is a classic example of commercial indie, it has that catchy, sweet sound that The Kooks produced on Inside In/Inside Out.
TICKETS for the Kooks winter gig in Llandudno go on sale today - making them the latest indie-rock band to head for the increasingly-popular venue.
Among the headliners at Liverpool Sound City last night were The Kooks, who appeared at the bombed-out church.
The Kooks played a string of huge sold-out shows around the world and appeared at some of the world's biggest festivals.
It was fantastic to see some quality local talent up with a band as big as The Kooks, who finished the day off perfectly.
Luke Pritchard from veteran act The Kooks slammed his own fans after dissing the boys.
Weary through traveling and partying, fans weren't exactly ready to put forth their best effort when The Kooks took the Which Stage at 12:15 p.