Translation of crazy in Spanish:

crazy

Pronunciation: /ˈkreɪzi/

adjective/adjetivo (-zier, -ziest)

  • 1 1.1 (mad, foolish) [person/action/idea] loco that's crazy es una locura to go crazy volverse* loco, enloquecerse* the fans go crazy every time she walks on stage los fans se vuelven locos or se enloquecen cada vez que sale al escenario don't tell my mom, she'll go crazy no le cuentes a mamá, que se va a poner furiosa to drive sb crazy volver* loco a algn like crazy como (un) loco 1.2 (very enthusiastic) [colloquial/familiar] (predicative/predicativo) to be crazy about o (American English/inglés norteamericano) for o (American English/inglés norteamericano) over sb estar* loco por algn [colloquial/familiar] I'm not crazy about the idea la idea no me enloquece or no me vuelve loco to be crazy for o over sb (American English/inglés norteamericano) estar* loco por algn [colloquial/familiar]
    More example sentences
    • Everyone thought he went crazy, thought he was a madman.
    • About a year and a half after the marriage broke up, things started to get bad and I sort of lost it… I went crazy.
    • Though a sad, sick fan also went crazy and assaulted the referee.
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    • He was driving her crazy acting like a stubborn child.
    • It made me want to say, ‘Hey, Charlotte, you're driving him crazy, he's a man, give him a break.’
    • Joe decided that he had to get his hair cut while we were on vacation, because it was ‘too long,’ and therefore driving him crazy.
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    • She laughed again, as if the concept was too crazy to grasp.
    • It seems totally crazy to have left a good job in NZ to come here to be together and then have to spend less time ‘together’ than we did when I lived in NZ.
    • Not for the first time, I'm wondering if I'm crazy to be here.
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    • And you were crazy about him, too, once, remember?
    • I like the melody of the acoustic guitar here, but I'm not crazy about the fact that it's acoustic guitar or that it's put with those other instruments.
    • No wonder some kids aren't so crazy about books.
  • 2 (crooked) peligroso to lean at a crazy angle inclinarse de modo peligroso
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    • He considered this, but he stifled his reply when he caught sight of a seemingly ordinary pile of rock that rose at a crazy angle out of the ground.
    • That night, as I closed my eyes to try to sleep, all I could see was the bow of the central hull, pointing at a crazy angle going full-throttle down a wave and accelerating into a wall of water.
    • He attempted the almost impossible, trying to squeeze the ball in from a crazy angle when really the pass to an attacking colleague was the only option.

noun/nombre (plural -zies)

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot], chiflado, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar], chalado, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]

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