adjective, loon·i·er, loon·i·est.
noun, plural loon·ies.
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Definition for loony (2 of 2)
noun, plural loon·ies.
Example sentences from the Web for loony
As loony as it is, American Delirium’s funniest moments are its most commonplace.
She said in response to McConnell’s criticism that her “loony lies were a cancer” that the real enemy in her view was “weak Republicans who only know how to lose gracefully.”Our Way-Too-Early 2024 Republican Presidential Primary Draft|Sarah Frostenson (firstname.lastname@example.org)|March 10, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
A loony plot to impeach BidenBannon’s second threat is even more comically absurd.Steve Bannon’s vile threats show the GOP’s radicalization is getting worse|Greg Sargent|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
The other theory is that if the GOP gets too associated with the “loony” wing, they can’t win suburban districts.What Does Impeachment And The Division Over Marjorie Taylor Greene And Liz Cheney Tell Us About The GOP?|Sarah Frostenson (email@example.com)|February 3, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Fox is a bridge between the mainstream and the loonier corners of the right.Tucker Carlson brings back the War on Christmas. Maybe that’s a good thing.|Paul Waldman|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
So Peggy calls 911 and gets the loony copywriter sent off to the nuthouse.Mad Men’s ‘The Runaways’: Three-Way Sex and Self-Mutilation in the Craziest Episode Yet|Marlow Stern|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a party deeply in need of an internal thrashing of heads to pull it out of loony-land and back toward the center.How Bad Does the GOP Need Chris Christie? Really Bad.|Michael Tomasky|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In lesser hands, Norma could have easily been a loony caricature, but Farmiga turned her into a multi-layered masterpiece.Emmy Nomination Surprises and Snubs: ‘House of Cards,’ ‘Orphan Black,’ and More|Jason Lynch|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
People on the loony right, which is to say the GOP, will say it's socialism.
But the list itself is positively loony—yet more evidence of just how nuts the NRA is, says Michael Tomasky.
I suppose it's the old story—he always was a flirt, and his handsome face sets the girls loony wherever he goes.A Changed Heart|May Agnes Fleming
Loony, for the liberty thus doled out to him, rewarded his benefactors by an occasional indulgence in the “pigeon-act.”The Shadow|Arthur Stringer
If you keep on talkin' loony in this way I'll begin to heave out a few hints myself.Thankful's Inheritance|Joseph C. Lincoln
Lulie is about as loony over getting married as ever I see anybody unless it was you and Mr. Bangs, Mrs. Martha.Galusha the Magnificent|Joseph C. Lincoln
Said she had a friend that was as loony about cats as she was and she was goin' to fetch her right down the very next day.Shavings|Joseph C. Lincoln