Definition of loony tunes in English:

loony tunes

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(also looney tunes)
North American informal


  • Crazy; deranged: it sounds a little loony tunes
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    • But the convenience of centralised shopping doesn't have to mean the insanity of centralised livestock farming and loony tunes imports of things we don't need and didn't ask for.
    • With Sun, Uranus, Neptune and the weekend Moon playing loony tunes in the curious universe of Aquarius, who could predict what this week's winds of mischief will bring?
    • If you run through the policies now, they sound totally loony tunes.


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  • Crazy or deranged people: funny thing about your family: the first generation are all loony tunes
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    • Andrew, the final authority when any dispute arose, straightened his red bow tie and said, "Enough is enough, you're all a bunch of loony tunes."


1980s: from Looney Tunes, the name of a US animated cartoon series that began in the 1930s, featuring Bugs Bunny and other characters.

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