Definition of "loony" []

  • Extremely foolish or silly. (adjective)
  • Crazy; insane. (adjective)
  • A foolish or crazy person. (noun)
  • Lunatic; insane (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.

  • Foolish or ridiculous (adjective)
  • A foolish or insane person (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "loony" in a sentence
  • "Sorry about using the term loony left - I've been spending too much time looking at Labour Home - I think a £7 an hour minimum wage and renewable energy policies are nuts though."
  • "His climate change misstep follows several reversals on issues and just plain loony comments on gays, women, Medicare, Social Security and taxes."
  • "Like the man says, theres alcoholisum, suicde and violence in loony toons and these are deamed ok for kids how do you people think this is worse?"