- mentally deranged; demented; insane.
- senseless; impractical; totally unsound: a crazy scheme.
- Informal. intensely enthusiastic; passionately excited: crazy about baseball.
- Informal. very enamored or infatuated (usually followed by about): He was crazy about her.
- Informal. intensely anxious or eager; impatient: I'm crazy to try those new skis.
- Informal. unusual; bizarre; singular: She always wears a crazy hat.
- Slang. wonderful; excellent; perfect: That's crazy, man, crazy.
- likely to break or fall to pieces.
- weak, infirm, or sickly.
- having an unusual, unexpected, or random quality, behavior, result, pattern, etc.: a crazy reel that spins in either direction.
- Slang. an unpredictable, nonconforming person; oddball: a house full of crazies who wear weird clothes and come in at all hours.
- the crazies, Slang. a sense of extreme unease, nervousness, or panic; extreme jitters: The crew was starting to get the crazies from being cooped up belowdecks for so long.
- like crazy,
- Slang.with great enthusiasm or energy; to an extreme: We shopped like crazy and bought all our Christmas gifts in one afternoon.
- with great speed or recklessness: He drives like crazy once he's out on the highway.
Origin of crazy
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Examples from the Web for crazier
In 2015 I am looking forward to working with more people in the industry and doing crazier and crazier scenes!Porn Stars on the Year in Porn: Drone Erotica, Belle Knox, and Wild Sex
December 27, 2014
It's been hectic for Pragnell ever since he left Purdue and something tells me it's only going to get crazier.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama
November 30, 2014
Because as life gets more hectic and schedules get crazier, these are the people who seem to have it all together.Face It—We Rubes Will Never Live Like Gwyneth and Jennifer Aniston
July 2, 2014
Since art reflects life, this ought to mean that women are crazier than they used to be.How Crazy Became All the Rage on TV
October 11, 2013
This fall, the Republicans are going to be crazier than ever and dig in harder than ever.Will Obama Learn the Right Lesson From the Summers Debacle?
September 18, 2013
He wa'n't no crazier'n they was; it was in the breed, I judged.The Depot Master
Joseph C. Lincoln
He's crazier than a loon in most of his hunches, but he's filled four of our biggest gaps.Spacehounds of IPC
Edward Elmer Smith
He wan't no crazier'n they was; it was in the breed, I judged.
Honest, they've got me wild, and Tommy Watson's crazier than I am.William Adolphus Turnpike
Did you ever know any person to go crazy or get crazier from joy?Our Square and the People in It
Samuel Hopkins Adams
- informal insane
- fantastic; strange; ridiculousa crazy dream
- (postpositive; foll by about or over) informal extremely fond (of)
- slang very good or excellent
- informal a crazy person
Word Origin and History for crazier
1570s, "diseased, sickly," from craze + -y (2). Meaning "full of cracks or flaws" is from 1580s; that of "of unsound mind, or behaving as so" is from 1610s. Jazz slang sense "cool, exciting" attested by 1927. To drive (someone) crazy is attested by 1873. Phrase crazy like a fox recorded from 1935. Crazy Horse, Teton Lakhota (Siouan) war leader (d.1877) translates thašuka witko, literally "his horse is crazy."
Idioms and Phrases with crazier
In addition to the idioms beginning with crazy
- crazy about, be
- crazy like a fox
- drive someone crazy
- like crazy