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 (wăk′ē, hwăk′ē)
adj. Slang
Variant of wacky.


adj, whackier or whackiest
slang US a variant spelling of wacky


(ˈwæk i)

also whacky

adj. wack•i•er, wack•i•est. Slang.
odd or irrational; crazy.
[1935–40; appar. whack (n., as in out of whack) + -y1]
wack′i•ly, adv.
wack′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.whacky - ludicrous, foolish; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
foolish - devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision"
2.whacky - informal or slang terms for mentally irregularwhacky - 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"


also whacky
2. Slang. 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.
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