headcase


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headcase

(ˈhɛdˌkeɪs)
n
(Psychiatry) informal an insane person
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Members of the company also raised money for the charity Headcase in this year's Bridgnorth Walk.
We all have a red line which, when crossed, brings out the headcase in us.
Once considered a headcase, Galvelo has turned into an asset and head coach Jeff Napa credits his leaders for Galvelo's turnaround.
ROY KEANE has joked that he hopes former team-mate John O'Shea is a "headcase" at home after seeing him negotiate a stellar career with the minimum of fuss.
President Trump's usual description of each shooter as a "headcase" cuts very little ice.
"Dora, a Headcase," a novel by Lidia Yuknavitch, Mt.
After a run-in with a teenaged rocker named Headcase, Wilmot has his very own electric guitar and a head-banging, heart-pounding determination to play rock-and-roll.
Not that the headcase could understand those reasons.
Lidia Yuknavitch (author); DORA: A HEADCASE; Hawthorne Books & Literary Arts (Fiction: Literary) 16.95 ISBN: 9780983477570
In the song, the guitarist croons, "I want a good girl for hugging and kissing and not a headcase who only dates jerks," and, "I don't need more toys and shiny things.
Lafferty need only look Headcase: Kyle cons the ref to get Mulgrew sent off towards Ally McCoist to see how things can be turned around.