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  • adj. Maddened, driven insane.
  • adj. Covered with cracks (generally applied to porcelain).
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of craze.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Broken down; impaired; decrepit.
  • Cracked in the glaze: said of pottery.
  • Insane; demented.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. driven insane


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  • There may be a certain crazed nobility to their kamikaze gestures.


  • There are three major protagonists (played by Brendan Fraser, Paul Bettany, and, a revelation, Eliza Bennett), two minor (another promising youngster, Rafi Gavron, and the incomparable Helen Mirren clearly having the time of her life), and two tertiary (Jim Broadbent in crazed crotchety mode and Sienna Guillory doing fantastic physically expressive work).


  • To folks who say going off half crazed is no way to deal with our problems, I would simply say pretending they don’t exist and aaying so to everyone is a bit like John McCain telling Americans that our economy was doing fine.

    Matthew Yglesias » The George Will Scandal and the Decline of Great American Newspapers

  • And I'm quite certain being called a crazed sex poodle by the woman accusing you of inappropriateness in Portland is not to your advantage.

    Meredith C. Carroll: An Open Letter to Al Gore

  • You think the idea of crazed folks on both sides would sell?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Waco

  • I recall another crazed killer who stalked the passengers on a Long Island train some years ago.

    More facts on gun violence ...

  • I always think it's going to be crazed, which is why I never go.

    CNN Transcript Nov 29, 2004

  • She, Ellen Bunting, had once lived with a lady who was just like that, who was quite crazed, that is, on the question of drink and drunkards -- She looked round the neat drawing-room with vague dissatisfaction.

    The Lodger

  • Noah in his day, have been called a crazed alarmist.

    The Great Controversy Between Christ and Satan

  • For her New York party, she likely wore the second costume she was recently photographed in -- a hairy fitted bodysuit, topped by a white skullcap with ears and fake teeth that could only be described as crazed monkey.

    ABC News: Top Stories


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