View synonyms for kooky


or kook·ie

[ koo-kee ]


, Slang.
, kook·i·er, kook·i·est.
  1. of, like, or pertaining to a kook; eccentric, strange, or foolish.


/ ˈkuːkɪ /


  1. informal.
    crazy, eccentric, or foolish

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Word History and Origins

Origin of kooky1

First recorded in 1955–60; kook + -y 1

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Example Sentences

It looks kooky, but getting a power nap anywhere will be your new superpower.

I was delighted to read the description of this show, because it sounds absolutely kooky and like no other outdoors-adjacent podcast I have ever encountered.

The anti-vaccine movement has traditionally lived on the kooky fringes.

From Ozy

Williams was, of course, playing his kooky Doctor Kosevich from the film Nine Months, which had just hit theaters.

John McNaughton was a kooky, dark director, and we shot it in Miami, so it was a fun experience for me when I was 23.

Ultimately,  the storyline Cantor has crafted is too kooky and convoluted to be compelling.

He has no kooky libertarian strain, as the establishment fears Rand Paul possesses.

A surefire way to keep ‘The View’ as kooky as ever: hire Jenny McCarthy.

Of course, she didn't remember, and I had to tell her about all the kooky kids.

Greta, I told myself, you need a miltown before the crow makes wing through your kooky head.

Their costumes were the same kooky colorful ones as the others'.

They've all been pretty darn good to me in their kooky ways, the actors have.


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