Definition of loony tunes in English:

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loony tunes

(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.

plural noun

Crazy or deranged people: funny thing about your family: the first generation are all loony tunes
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  • The first question is why parents should be happy to entrust their children to the bunch of looney tunes who run our schools.
  • But looking at the rest of his features, you would never know that he is a looney tunes.
  • Everyone said, "You guys are a bunch of looney tunes." Now, they're saying, "You're a bunch of geniuses…."


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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