Synonyms and related words:
abnormal, absurd, anomalous, apish, asinine, balmy, bananas, barmy, bats, batty, beany, befooled, beguiled, besotted, bonkers, brainless, buffoonish, buggy, bughouse, bugs, cockeyed, crackers, crank, crankish, cranky, crazy, credulous, crotchety, cuckoo, curious, daffy, daft, dazed, deviant, deviative, different, dippy, divergent, dizzy, doting, dotty, dumb, eccentric, erratic, exceptional, fatuitous, fatuous, fey, flaky, flipped, fond, fool, foolheaded, foolish, freaked out, freaked-out, freakish, freaky, fruitcakey, fruity, fuddled, funny, futile, gaga, goofy, gulled, haywire, idiocratic, idiosyncratic, idiotic, imbecile, inane, inept, infatuated, insane, irregular, just plain nuts, kinky, loony, loopy, mad, maggoty, maudlin, moronic, nuts, nutty, odd, oddball, off, off the hinges, off the track, off the wall, out, outlandish, passing strange, peculiar, potty, quaint, queer, quirky, round the bend, sappy, screwball, screwballs, screwy, senseless, sentimental, silly, singular, slaphappy, strange, stupid, thoughtless, twisted, unconventional, unearthly, unnatural, wacky, weird, wet, whimsical, witless, wondrous strange

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  • kooky — (adj.) 1959, American English, originally teenager or beatnik slang, possibly a shortening of CUCKOO (Cf. cuckoo). Using the newest show business jargon, Tammy [Grimes] admits, I look kooky, meaning cuckoo. [ Life magazine, Jan. 5, 1959] Related …   Etymology dictionary

  • kooky — ☆ kooky or kookie [ko͞o′kē ] adj. kookier, kookiest Slang of or characteristic of a kook; silly, eccentric, crazy, etc. kookiness n …   English World dictionary

  • kooky — [[t]ku͟ːki[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone who is kooky is slightly strange or eccentric, but often in a way which makes you like them. [INFORMAL] It s slightly kooky, but I love it... She s been mocked for her kooky ways …   English dictionary

  • kooky — UK [ˈkuːkɪ] / US [ˈkukɪ] adjective Word forms kooky : adjective kooky comparative kookier superlative kookiest informal silly, or strange …   English dictionary

  • kooky — adj Crazy, insane. What happened to your kooky friend? 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • kooky — crazy, hairbrain, nuts    Just because I eat insects doesn t mean I m kooky …   English idioms

  • kooky — kook ► NOUN N. Amer. informal ▪ a mad or eccentric person. DERIVATIVES kooky adjective. ORIGIN probably from CUCKOO(Cf. ↑cuckoo) …   English terms dictionary

  • kooky — also kookie adjective (kookier; est) Date: 1959 having the characteristics of a kook ; crazy, offbeat • kookiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kooky — /kooh kee/, adj., kookier, kookiest. Slang. of, like, or pertaining to a kook; eccentric, strange, or foolish. Also, kookie. [1955 60; KOOK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • kooky — adjective a) irreverent; idiosyncratic or unexpected; not normal b) crazy or insane Syn: wacky, nuts, outlandish, bonkers …   Wiktionary

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