headcase


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headcase

(ˈhɛdˌkeɪs)
n
(Psychiatry) informal an insane person
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He's a bit of a headcase who behaves like he's in a rodeo" - Bill Turner on River Prince, who heads off to a new home after winning the seller
IF YOU are a fan of this heavy-metal headcase, then this is the book for you.
She says: "It was a brainwave but he looks ridiculous - a right headcase.
I owe her a lot, otherwise I'd be running around like a headcase.
He was a real headcase last year, but Troy has done a great job getting him to settle, and we're seeing the results now.
Why not try out Bolton's warm and wonderful Peter Kay, ITV, or East London headcase Ricky Grover?
Transient headcase Ben Kingsley (above) baits FBI agent Aaron Eckhart by killing serial killers.
Winger Lee Holmes is also too young to drive, and you'd be a seller of minutes before Iron Curtain headcase Tomas Repka kicks young Holmes into the stands.
This horse used to be a bit of a headcase, but the boss has worked hard on him and there's nothing wrong with him now
One player definitely leaving Tayside is keeper, cult hero and all-round headcase Grzegorz Szamotulski.
Yet another red card for the Man City headcase, this time for a hideous two-footed
Paul Nicholls' reformed headcase couldn't cope with Nicky Henderson's star in the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown 19 days ago - and has four and a half lengths to find with today's rival Kumbeshwar, who came home in second at Sandown, on that run.