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Definition of "kooky" []

  • Slang Characteristic of a kook; strange or crazy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kooky" in a sentence
  • "I suspect there is a direct correlation between the 'dumbing down' of America through a crumbling education system and the pooh-poohing of knowledge as elitist, and the increase in kooky candidates and those already in office who spew brazenly incoherent rhetoric, scientifically disturbing stances, and culturally backward ideals -- a breed of candidates and politicians that is eminently unqualified for offices they hold or aspire to."
  • "This obsessive fan Mel - played to breathtaking perfection by Kristen Schaal, a US comic it is currently illegal to describe without using the word "kooky" - is based on a variety of real-life groupies."
  • "Look, I draw a very bright line between eccentric and kooky, which is completely fine, and child safety."