from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Slang Stupefied or disoriented from or as if from drug use.
- adj. Slang Eccentric; offbeat.
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- adj. spaced-out
- adj. eccentric
- adj. having much space
- adj. of, related to or connected with the extraterrestrial
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. stupefied by (or as if by) some narcotic drug
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(Never mind that the car most closely associated with the term is kind of spacy-looking.) - Bronx man apprehended after stealing Xbox 360 and signing in with misappropriated Xbox LIVE login id.
The carnival of the spacy-est kids around is up at OrbitalHub.
At the opposite end, extreme empathy may lead to an inability to create boundaries with others, while high creativity may be accompanied by a spacy inability to follow through and translate ideas into actions.
Yes, Virginia, you can win a copy of this papery, spacy wonderfulness – simply scroll down to the competition posting, complete with question and gratuitous HINT!
One of the great modern love stories, the enduringly charming "Annie Hall" has Allen essentially playing himself, with Keaton's sweet, spacy Annie providing an inspired foil.
Gary and I went to the supermarket, where I was very spacy.
Also he puts up with me being a bit spacy when we're tired in the room.
That was some sorry swath of comedy material the writers wrapped January Jones in last night on SNL, the Rear Window parody one long whoopie cushion shtick and the spacy local reporter/Dairy Queen employee routine a series of air pockets and brain cramps, the timing so off that it was as if the cue cards had been reshuffled by Ricky Jay.
Well, as Gilda Radner's's spacy character on "Saturday Night Live" would say, "Never mind."
March 23, 2008 at 9:16 pm ifnz u wana seez it in da lite – mebe weez shud putz it in spacy shuuttle n batts it aron a bit!