looney

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loon·y

or loon·ey also lun·y (lo͞o′nē)Informal
adj. loon·i·er, loon·i·est also lun·i·er or lun·i·est
1. Extremely foolish or silly.
2. Mentally deranged; crazy.
n. pl. loon·ies or loon·eys also lun·ies
A foolish or crazy person.

[Shortening and alteration of lunatic, or from loon.]

loon′i·ly adv.
loon′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.looney - someone deranged and possibly dangerouslooney - someone deranged and possibly dangerous
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
lunatic, madman, maniac - an insane person

loony

or looney
also luny
adjective
2. Informal. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga.
Chiefly British: crackers.
Idioms: around the bend, crazy as a loon, mad as a hatter, not all there, nutty as a fruitcake, off one's head, off one's rocker, of unsound mind, out of one's mind, sick in the head, stark raving mad.
noun
Informal. A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy:
Informal: crank, loon.