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loony

Saltos de línea: loony
Pronunciación: /ˈluːni
 
/
informal

Definición de loony en inglés:

sustantivo (plural loonies)

A mad or silly person: she was working with a bunch of loonies
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

adjetivo (loonier, looniest)

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Mad or silly: loony drivers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

mid 19th century: abbreviation of lunatic.

Derivados

looniness

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with loony

cartoony, lacunae, Moonie, moony, Nguni, puny, Rooney, spoony, uni

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