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also kook·ie  (ko͞o′kē)
adj. kook·i·er, kook·i·est Slang
Characteristic of a kook; strange or crazy.

kook′i·ness n.
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Adj.1.kookie - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularkookie - informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy"
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
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kooky [ˈkuːkɪ] ADJ (kookier (compar) (kookiest (superl))) (US) [person] → chiflado, majareta (Sp) ; [idea] → descabellado, disparatado
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I can't recall many lads called Rowdy (Rawhide) or Kookie (77 Sunset Strip), there were quite a lot named James (Bond) but nary a one called Oddjob.
Trish Nolan got a cold, sharp shock when she brought her grandson Kookie, nine, for a treat in Dublin city centre to cool down in the summer heat.
Kookie karma if both wind up playing in an Elk Grove-sponsored bowl game in Elk Grove.
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Rescued circus bears Suzy, Carmen, Henk and Eso are the stars of the show and will keep wee ones entertained for hours with their kookie exploits, as will the zoo's crazy meerkat mob.
The artists from the exhibition includes Chester Chuang, Han-Sheng Chen, Kookie, Naoko Hashimoto, and Tania Tsong de O'pazo.
A student of the Deaf Reach School, she was recently part of a week-long Family Education Services Foundation (FESF) programme, where she got a chance to train with baristas of different coffee houses, e.g., Coffee Waghera, Del Frio, Espresso, Esquires, Floc, Kookie, and Mocca.
The firm also sponsors other individuals working in related areas, such as alternative model and actress Kookie Katana, beauty pageant queen Lauren Scobie, and drag artiste Alexander Robinson.
"It's inspired by our halo-halo culture," said Kookie Santos of Serious Studio about the book's cover.
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(1) These plush offices for private detectives Bailey, Spencer, Randolph, and Kookson (after Kookie surrenders his Dino's Lodge's parking valet job) were captured in a song by Mack David and Jerry Livingston, which introduced most episodes of the ABC show of the same name, during a six-year TV run.
It was a kookie, sly twist, followed a moment later by a second piano falling on the show's co-creator, Chuck Lorre, who had only a split-second to gloat that he had pulled a fast one on viewers: Charlie Sheen hadn't, as widely expected, made a conciliatory return to the show after all as it ended its 12-season run.