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cra·zy

 (krā′zē)
adj. cra·zi·er, cra·zi·est
1.
a. Mentally deranged.
b. Informal Odd or eccentric in behavior.
2. Informal Departing from proportion or moderation, especially:
a. Possessed by enthusiasm or excitement: The crowd at the game went crazy.
b. Immoderately fond; infatuated: was crazy about boys.
c. Intensely involved or preoccupied: is crazy about cars and racing.
d. Foolish or impractical; senseless: a crazy scheme for making quick money.
e. Intensely annoyed or irritated: It makes me crazy when you don't tell me you're going to be late.
3. Disorderly or askew: One of the old window shutters hung at a crazy angle.
adv.
Informal Extremely; very: That restaurant's always crazy busy on weekends, but it's worth the wait.
n. pl. cra·zies
One who is or appears to be mentally deranged: "To them she is not a brusque crazy, but 'appropriately passionate'" (Mary McGrory).
Idiom:
like crazy Informal
To an exceeding degree: They were running around like crazy.

cra′zi·ly adv.
cra′zi·ness n.
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crazy

(ˈkreɪzɪ)
adj, -zier or -ziest
1. informal insane
2. fantastic; strange; ridiculous: a crazy dream.
3. (postpositive; foll by about or over) informal extremely fond (of)
4. slang very good or excellent
n, pl crazies
informal a crazy person
ˈcrazily adv
ˈcraziness n
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cra•zy

(ˈkreɪ zi)

adj. -zi•er, -zi•est, adj.
1. mentally deranged; insane.
2. impractical; totally unsound: a crazy scheme.
3. intensely eager.
4. infatuated (usu. fol. by about).
5. unusual; bizarre.
6. Slang. wonderful.
n.
7. Slang. an unpredictable person; oddball: one nice sister and two crazies.
Idioms:
like crazy, Slang. with great energy: We worked like crazy all morning.
[1570–80; craze + -y1]
cra′zi•ly, adv.
cra′zi•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crazy - someone deranged and possibly dangerouscrazy - 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
Adj.1.crazy - affected with madness or insanitycrazy - affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
2.crazy - foolish; totally unsound; "a crazy scheme"; "half-baked ideas"; "a screwball proposal without a prayer of working"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
impractical - not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters; "refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense"; "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work"; "an impractical solution"
3.crazy - possessed by inordinate excitement; "the crowd went crazy"; "was crazy to try his new bicycle"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
excited - in an aroused state
4.crazy - bizarre or fantastic; "had a crazy dream"; "wore a crazy hat"
strange, unusual - being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"
5.crazy - intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with; "crazy about cars and racing"; "he is potty about her"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
enthusiastic - having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"
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crazy

adjective
1. strange, odd, bizarre, fantastic, silly, weird, ridiculous, outrageous, peculiar, eccentric, rum (Brit. slang), oddball (informal), cockamamie (slang, chiefly U.S.), wacko or whacko (informal), out there (slang) I ignored the crazy guy seated beside me on the bus.
strange common, normal, regular, usual, ordinary, conventional, orthodox
3. insane, mad, unbalanced, deranged, touched, cracked (slang), mental (slang), nuts (slang), barking (slang), daft (informal), batty (slang), crazed, lunatic, demented, cuckoo (informal), barmy (slang), off-the-wall (slang), nutty (slang), potty (Brit. informal), berserk, delirious, bonkers (slang, chiefly Brit.), idiotic, unhinged, loopy (informal), crackpot (informal), out to lunch (informal), round the bend (slang), barking mad (slang), out of your mind, maniacal, not all there (informal), doolally (slang), off your head (slang), off your trolley (slang), round the twist (Brit. slang), up the pole (informal), of unsound mind, not right in the head, off your rocker (slang), not the full shilling (informal), a bit lacking upstairs (informal), as daft as a brush (informal, chiefly Brit.), mad as a hatter, mad as a March hare, nutty as a fruitcake (slang) If I think about it too much, I'll go crazy. some crazy man who had killed his wife and family before committing suicide
insane smart, wise, reasonable, intelligent, sensible, rational, all there (informal), down-to-earth, sane, compos mentis (Latin), in your right mind, mentally sound
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

crazy

adjective
1. Afflicted with or exhibiting irrationality and mental unsoundness:
Informal: bonkers, cracked, daffy, gaga, loony.
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.
2. Informal. Showing or having enthusiasm:
Slang: gung ho, nuts.
noun
A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy:
Informal: crank, loon, loony.
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Translations
مَجْنـونمَجْنُونمَجْنُونْمُغْرَم، مولَع
bláznivýšílenýzblázněný
skørvanvittigtossetsindssyg
hullumielenvikainenälytön
lud
bele van habarodvaőrült
gila
brjálaîursem er vitlaus í e-î
気の狂った無茶な
미친
nor
galenstollig
บ้าวิกลจริต
điênkhùng

crazy

[ˈkreɪzɪ]
A. ADJ (crazier (compar) (craziest (superl)))
1. (= mad) → loco, chiflado
you were crazy to do itfue una locura hacerlo
you would be crazy to do thattendrías que estar loco para hacer eso
it would be crazy for him to give up his jobsería una locura que dejase el trabajo
to drive sb crazy (= drive mad) → volver loco a algn; (= infuriate) → sacar de quicio a algn
it's enough to drive you crazyes para volverse loco
to go crazy (= mad) → volverse loco; (= excited) → ponerse como loco; (= angry) → ponerse como un energúmeno
it was a crazy ideafue una locura or un disparate, era una idea descabellada or disparatada
everyone shouted like crazytodos gritaban como locos
they were selling like crazyse estaban vendiendo como rosquillas or como pan caliente
it sounds crazyparece una locura
crazy talkdisparates mpl, tonterías fpl
I've done some crazy things in my timehe hecho algunas locuras en mi vida
crazy with grief/anxietyloco de pena/preocupación
it's a crazy worldel mundo está loco, es un mundo de locos
2. (= keen) he's football crazyes un fanático del fútbol
to be crazy about sbestar loco por algn
they're crazy about footballel fútbol les vuelve locos
I'm not crazy about itno es que me vuelva loco, no me entusiasma
3. to lean at a crazy angleinclinarse de modo peligroso
B. N (US) → loco/a m/f
C. CPD crazy bone N (US) → hueso m del codo
crazy house N (US) → casa f de locos, manicomio m
crazy paving Npavimento m de baldosas irregulares
crazy quilt N (US) → edredón m de retazos
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

crazy

[ˈkreɪzi] adj
(= mad) [person] → fou(folle); [idea] → fou(folle)
to go crazy → devenir fou
like crazy advcomme un(e) fou(folle)
Consumers are borrowing like crazy → Les consommateurs empruntent comme des fous.
(= very enthusiastic) to be crazy about sb → être fou de qn(folle)
to be crazy about sth → être un(e) fana de qch
He's crazy about skiing → C'est un fana de ski.crazy golf n (British)minigolf mcrazy paving n (British)dallage m irrégulier (en pierres plates)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

crazy

adj (+er)
verrückt (→ with vor +dat); to send or drive somebody crazyjdn verrückt or wahnsinnig machen; to go crazyverrückt or wahnsinnig werden; to act crazysich wie verrückt or wahnsinnig aufführen; that’s crazydas ist doch verrückt!; like crazy (inf)wie verrückt (inf); it/you would be crazy to do thates wäre/du wärst verrückt, das zu tun
(inf: = enthusiastic) → verrückt (inf); to be crazy about somebody/somethingganz verrückt or wild auf jdn/etw sein (inf); football-crazyfußballverrückt (inf); to be crazy for somebodyverrückt nach jdm sein (inf)
angle, tiltunwahrscheinlich

crazy

:
crazy bone
n (US) → Musikantenknochen m
crazy golf
n (Brit) → Minigolf nt
crazy house
n (US inf) → Irrenhaus nt
crazy paving
nMosaikpflaster nt
crazy quilt
n (US) → Flickendecke f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

crazy

[ˈkreɪzɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl)))
a. (mad) → pazzo/a, matto/a, folle
to go crazy → uscir di senno, impazzire
crazy with jealousy → pazzo/a di gelosia
it was a crazy idea → era un'idea folle
you were crazy to do it → sei stato un pazzo a farlo
b. (fam) (keen) to be crazy about sbessere pazzo/a di qn
to be crazy about sth → andare matto/a per qc
c. (angle, slope) → pericolante
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

craze

(kreiz) noun
a (usually temporary) fashion; great (but temporary) enthusiasm. the current craze for cutting one's hair extremely short.
ˈcrazy adjective
1. insane. He must be going crazy; a crazy idea.
2. very enthusiastic. She's crazy about her boyfriend.
ˈcrazily adverb
ˈcraziness noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

crazy

مَجْنُون, مَجْنُونْ bláznivý, šílený skør, vanvittig verrückt παλαβός, τρελός demente, loco älytön, hullu fou lud pazzo 気の狂った, 無茶な 미친 gek gal szalony louco сумасшедший galen บ้า, วิกลจริต çılgın, kaçık điên 疯狂的
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

crazy

a. loco-a, demente.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

crazy

adj (comp -ier; super -iest) loco; to drive (someone) — volver loco (a alguien); His mother drove him crazy..Su madre lo volvió loco; to go — volverse loco, perder la razón
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