American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Slang Eccentric or irrational: a wacky person.
- adj. Slang Crazy; silly: a wacky outfit.
- adj. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular
- adj. ludicrous, foolish
- Variant of whacky, probably from the phrase out of whack; see whack. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Wild incomptence can also work ... or just plain wacky/random things (see: nobody expects the spanish inquisition!) # Wingson 16 Apr 2009 at 7: 57 pm”
“Dressed in wacky clothes, says funny stuff like, “I like pizza.” and “I got a wallet.””
“Kim Possible, Pinkie and the Brain, Invader Zim and many other comedies threw in wacky, wacky plots from time to time.”
“Q: Your characters are basically nice people caught in wacky scenarios that are mostly due to their own frailties and quirks.”
“It's a fish out of water story, with would-be heroes coming to terms with new abilities in wacky ways!”
“Mentioning a Velez-type or a player like Johnson around the same time as Albert Pujols or Jake Peavy can sometimes result in wacky numbers.”
“It would be very, very bad advice - sometimes crazy, misguided bad, resulting in wacky, embarrassing Three's Company-like scenarios - sometimes viciously, heinously bad resulting in devastating, life-crushing misery.”
“These newsroom characters are regarded less as role models than as holy fools whose wisdom, no matter how wacky, is still magical and oracular.”
“China uses the war on terror to justify its persecution of people in wacky cults like Falun Gong and the cultural genocide of the peace-loving Tibetans.”
“HAMMER: And this is why I used the word wacky earlier.”
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