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crazy

[ krey-zee ]
/ ˈkreɪ zi /
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adjective, cra·zi·er, cra·zi·est.

adverb

Informal. extremely; madly: I’ve noticed a local business here that’s crazy popular with teenage girls.

noun, plural cra·zies.

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Idioms for crazy

    like crazy, Informal.
    1. with great enthusiasm or energy; to an extreme: We shopped like crazy and bought all our Christmas gifts in one afternoon.
    2. with great speed or recklessness: He drives like crazy once he's out on the highway.

Origin of crazy

First recorded in 1570–80; craz(e) + -y1
1. See mad.
cra·zi·ly, adverbcra·zi·ness, nounhalf-cra·zy, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for crazy

crazy
/ (ˈkreɪzɪ) /

adjective -zier or -ziest

informal insane
fantastic; strange; ridiculousa crazy dream
(postpositive; foll by about or over) informal extremely fond (of)
slang very good or excellent

noun plural crazies

informal a crazy person
crazily, adverbcraziness, noun
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