noun (plural loonies)
- A mad or silly person: she was working with a bunch of looniesMore example sentences
- Are the media stereotyping her as a left-wing loony?
- He has been called a loony, naive, gullible and a traitor.
- ‘I suppose I've moved from being an extremist to a tolerated loony,’ he laughs.
adjective (loonier, looniest)Back to top
- Mad or silly: loony driversMore example sentences
- That's the bonus with having depressed and/or raving loony parents.
- He needed to get away from that crazy loony school.
- They must get a lot of loony email from kids and psycho fans.
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- Random observations has proof that esteemed academic qualifications can go with severe looniness.
- And then the inherent looniness of the regime reasserts itself and we are back to square one.
- They're one-person pundit shows, replete with the stridency and looniness usually edited off TV.
mid 19th century: abbreviation of lunatic.
More definitions of loonyDefinition of loony in:
- The US English dictionary