[ skroo-ee ]
/ ˈskru i /

adjective, screw·i·er, screw·i·est. Slang.

crazy; nutty: I think you're screwy, refusing an invitation to the governor's dinner.
disconcertingly strange: There's something screwy about his story.
absurdly peculiar or impractical; ridiculous: screwy ideas.


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Origin of screwy

First recorded in 1810–20; screw + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for screwy

/ (ˈskruːɪ) /

adjective screwier or screwiest

informal odd, crazy, or eccentric
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