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Definition 1: someone deranged and possibly dangerous - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for crazy in the sense of this definition

(crazy is a kind of ...) an insane person

(crazy is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 2: intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where crazy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • crazy about cars and racing
  • they are dotty about each other
  • gaga over the rock group's new album

Synonyms for crazy in the sense of this definition

(crazy is similar to ...) having or showing great excitement and interest

"enthusiastic crowds filled the streets" "an enthusiastic response" "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"

(crazy is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 3: possessed by inordinate excitement - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where crazy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the crowd went crazy
  • was crazy to try his new bicycle

(crazy is similar to ...) in an aroused state

(crazy is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 4: foolish; totally unsound - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where crazy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a crazy scheme
  • half-baked ideas
  • a screwball proposal without a prayer of working

Synonyms for crazy in the sense of this definition

(crazy is similar to ...) not practical; not workable or not given to practical matters

"refloating the ship proved impractical because of the expense" "he is intelligent but too impractical for commercial work" "an impractical solution"

(crazy is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 5: affected with madness or insanity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where crazy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a man who had gone mad

Synonyms for crazy in the sense of this definition

(crazy is similar to ...) afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement

"was declared insane" "insane laughter"

Definition 6: bizarre or fantastic - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where crazy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • had a crazy dream
  • wore a crazy hat

(crazy is similar to ...) being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

"a strange exaltation that was indefinable" "a strange fantastical mind" "what a strange sense of humor she has"

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