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kook

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

[Possibly from cuckoo.]
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kook

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

(kuk)

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

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

kook

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

[kuːk] n (Am) (fam) → svitato/a
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