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or spac·y

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adjective, spac·i·er, spac·i·est.
  1. spaced-out(def 2).
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Origin of spacey

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70; space + -ey1
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Related Words for spacey

beat, bizarre, crazy, dizzy, erratic, flaky, flighty, freakish, nutty, odd, oddball, off-center, offbeat, peculiar, quirky, strange, weird, kooky

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adjective spacier or spaciest
  1. slang vague and dreamy, as if under the influence of drugs
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Word Origin for spacey

C20: space + -ey


  1. Kevin, original name Kevin Spacey Fowler . born 1959, US actor; films include Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), The Usual Suspects (1995), American Beauty (1999), which earned him an Academy Award, The Shipping News (2001), and Beyond the Sea (2004); artistic director of Old Vic Theatre Company, London, from 2003
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