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noun Chiefly Northern, Midland, and Western U.S.
  1. funny bone.

Origin of crazy bone

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for crazy bone

Historical Examples

  • He has just fallen due, and in doing so has hurt his crazy-bone (see Appendix).

    Comic History of the United States

    Bill Nye


British Dictionary definitions for crazy bone

crazy bone

noun
  1. a US name for funny bone
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