looney

[ loo-nee ]
/ ˈlu ni /

adjective, loon·i·er, loon·i·est, noun, plural loon·eys, loon·ies.

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loony1

or loon·ey, lun·y

[ loo-nee ]
/ ˈlu ni /
Informal.

adjective, loon·i·er, loon·i·est.

lunatic; insane.
extremely or senselessly foolish.

noun, plural loon·ies.

Origin of loony

1
First recorded in 1860–65; lun(atic) + -y2

OTHER WORDS FROM loony

loon·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for looney

loony

looney or luny

slang

adjective loonier, looniest, lunier or luniest

lunatic; insane
foolish or ridiculous

noun plural loonies, looneys or lunies

a foolish or insane person

Derived forms of loony

looniness or luniness, noun
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