Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person regarded as strange, eccentric, or crazy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See cook.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun slang an eccentric, strange or crazy person; a weirdo.
  • noun surfing A board sport participant who has poor style or skill.

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

  • noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Possibly from cuckoo.]

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Possibly from cuckoo.

Examples

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  • person of strange behavior/ sentence- He's a real kook about cleanliness.(Newbury House Dictionary)

    September 25, 2010

  • a strange duck?!?!

    March 17, 2012