adjective, loon·i·er, loon·i·est, noun, plural loon·eys, loon·ies.
or loon·ey, lun·y
adjective, loon·i·er, loon·i·est.
noun, plural loon·ies.
Origin of loony1
Examples from the Web for looney
In the beginning, it only aired re-runs of classic cartoons such as Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo, and The Flintstones.The Week in Nostalgia: ‘Tonight Show’ Turns 51, Cartoon Network Turns 21 & More (VIDEO)|Chancellor Agard|October 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I consider Looney Tunes on the tube as being just a snake of massive proportions.
So they were both well beaten that night, and Looney never knew why, but took it as an incident in his chain of dim sensations.Essays in Rebellion|Henry W. Nevinson
A few days in the looney ward, and then right back out on the street.Nor Iron Bars a Cage....|Gordon Randall Garrett
Their theery is that annything th' rich do that ye want to do an' don't do is looney.Mr. Dooley Says|Finley Dunne
"I propose taking a trip to that Looney Island," said Louise directly.The Girl Scouts at Sea Crest|Lillian Garis
What is the balance that I owe you, Mr. Looney, for building those barns on my son's farm?The Deemster|Hall Caine
looney or luny
adjective loonier, looniest, lunier or luniest
noun plural loonies, looneys or lunies
also loonie, looney, 1853, American English, short for lunatic, but also influenced by loon (n.2) and perhaps loon (n.1), the bird being noted for its wild cry and method of escaping from danger. As a noun by 1884, from the adjective. Slang loony bin "insane asylum" is from 1919. Looney left in reference to holders of political views felt to be left-wing in the extreme is from 1977. Looney Tunes, Warner Bros. studios' animated cartoon series, dates from 1930.