adjective, cra·zi·er, cra·zi·est.
noun, plural cra·zies.
- 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.
SYNONYMS FOR crazy
Related formscra·zi·ly, adverbcra·zi·ness, nounhalf-cra·zy, adjective
Examples from the Web for craziness
But some Democrats are exploiting the craziness as a fundraising call to arms.
He takes all the craziness, puts it in a juicer, and then it comes out.Jamie Foxx on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ Donald Sterling’s Racism, and Bill O’Reilly’s TV Act|Marlow Stern|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Disney Store has set a new rule in wake of the craziness: a two Frozen item per customer limit has been enforced.
One step too far, and ambition turns into unrealistic expectations, compulsion into craziness.Are Female Long-Distance Runners More Prone To Suicidal Depression?|Emily de la Bruyere|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You can turn it over 17 times in your head and not really get a clear bead on what all that craziness means.The American Prophet of Delusion: Robert Stone in Conversation|David Samuels|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The admiration that he inspired partook of zeal that almost amounted to craziness.Shadows of the Stage|William Winter
But every step I took left me scared to the verge of craziness.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
He seemed bent upon rushing down to the water, and drowning himself, in some despair, and craziness of wretchedness.Redburn. His First Voyage|Herman Melville
Yet, it is insidiously objected, their craziness or their possessedness is at least their sin.The Ego and His Own|Max Stirner
Craziness is a vague popular term for any sort of disordered mental action, or for conduct suggesting it.English Synonyms and Antonyms|James Champlin Fernald
British Dictionary definitions for craziness
adjective -zier or -ziest
noun plural crazies
Derived Formscrazily, adverbcraziness, noun
Idioms and Phrases with craziness
In addition to the idioms beginning with crazy
- crazy about, be
- crazy like a fox
- drive someone crazy
- like crazy