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crazy bone

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

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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Related Words for crazy bone

joint, fork, angle, crook, curve, bow, hinge, turn, bend, corner, crutch, elbow, ancon

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Historical Examples of crazy bone

  • 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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