- an eccentric, strange, or foolish person.
- an insane person.
Origin of kook
Related Words for kookscrewball, crackpot, lunatic, nut, crazy, flake, dingbat, crank, weirdo, fruitcake, wacko, lamebrain
Examples from the Web for kook
Contemporary Examples of kook
Paul watched his father marginalized and mocked as he was trapped by the GOP establishment determination that he was a kook.Rand Paul Controls the Wacko Bird Flight
September 29, 2013
One sure sign Gov. Jindal is hungry for higher office is his willingness to sup at the table of the kook right.
But Paul Begala says to really make it in politics, he has to break with the kook right.
- US and Canadian informal an eccentric, crazy, or foolish person
Word Origin for kook
Word Origin and History for kook
1960, American English slang; see kooky.