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Definition of "crazy" []

  • Affected with madness; insane. (adjective)
  • Informal Departing from proportion or moderation, especially: (adjective)
  • Informal Possessed by enthusiasm or excitement: The crowd at the game went crazy. (adjective)
  • Informal Immoderately fond; infatuated: was crazy about boys. (adjective)
  • Informal Intensely involved or preoccupied: is crazy about cars and racing. (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 "crazy" in a sentence
  • "“Though there was a song about the ‘Nut-brown Maid’ too; I think she was crazy, —crazy Kate, —but I can’t justly remember."
  • "Last week, Shaheen was being interviewed by the ever-so-civil Chris Matthews when he maligned many of Shaheen's own constituents by using the term "crazy Tea Party people.""
  • "What earns Divko the label crazy is his devotion to Bonny, a creature he credits with bringing him good luck."