- of, like, or pertaining to a kook; eccentric, strange, or foolish.
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It is a great recommendation in obtaining a wife, when a Kookie can say that his house is full of stolen articles.A History of the Gipsies
- informal crazy, eccentric, or foolish
1959, American English, originally teenager or beatnik slang, possibly a shortening of cuckoo.
Using the newest show-business jargon, Tammy [Grimes] admits, "I look kooky," meaning cuckoo. ["Life" magazine, Jan. 5, 1959]
Related: Kookily; kookiness.