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loony tunes

noun, plural loony tunes.
Informal. loony1 .
Origin of loony tunes
First recorded in 1985-90; after Looney Tunes, name of a series of animated cartoons Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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: the loony-toon acting debut of writer Stephen King/ It's been kind of a looney-tunes week


A crazy person; nut: Jesus, what a loony tune/ Loony-tunes Dennis Hopper wires a city bus to blow up (1980s+)

[fr Looney Tunes2 , a series of short cartoon-film comedies, a paraphrasing of Silly Symphonies, also short cartoon-film comedies]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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