American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Slang Characteristic of a kook; strange or crazy.
- adj. irreverent; idiosyncratic or unexpected; not normal
- adj. describing a person crazy or insane
- adj. surfing Resembling a kook in behavior
- adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
“I suspect there is a direct correlation between the 'dumbing down' of America through a crumbling education system and the pooh-poohing of knowledge as elitist, and the increase in kooky candidates and those already in office who spew brazenly incoherent rhetoric, scientifically disturbing stances, and culturally backward ideals -- a breed of candidates and politicians that is eminently unqualified for offices they hold or aspire to.”
“This obsessive fan Mel - played to breathtaking perfection by Kristen Schaal, a US comic it is currently illegal to describe without using the word "kooky" - is based on a variety of real-life groupies.”
“Look, I draw a very bright line between eccentric and kooky, which is completely fine, and child safety.”
“GOFF: The official terminology, I believe, for a political move like that is called a kooky (ph) one, a wacky one, a loopy one.”
“I was displeased that the Iran correspondent of Al-Akhbar newspaper--of all places--called the kooky Iran holocaust "conference" "courageous.”
“Audrey Tautou, known as the kooky Parisian girl in the movie "Amelie", made her live stage debut this week as a tragic heroine -- the latest screen actor to bring Paris theatres.”
“Audrey Tautou (pictured in 2009), known as the kooky Parisian”
“Audrey Tautou, known as the kooky Parisian girl in the movie Amelie, has made her live stage debut in Paris as a tragic heroine.”
“When we see "Cooky," we think "kooky" -- as in, not normal, not quite right, a little crazy.”
“Sasha expected to meet resistance to her self-described "kooky" idea, but found the concept quickly accepted, particularly in rural areas, where animal-manure based fertilizer has long been the norm.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘kooky’.
List for old and new terms and phrases meaning crazy, nuts, batty, prone to extreme nervousness, etc.
What a -Y does to an otherwise common, dull word
Words for the mentally irregular
( personal list )
related (from me):
"Fornication" is not equal to "formication".
Words with funny meaning, spelling or both.
Words to describe the mad, the insane, the... well, me.
Inspired by Peter Reading's "Euphemisms".
...the imprint of cataclysmic events exist in the brain like a stain on an old dusty blanket in the closet...
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