bonkers

[bong-kerz]
adjective Slang.
mentally unbalanced; mad; crazy.

Origin:
1945–50; of uncertain origin; for final element, cf. -ers

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bonkers (ˈbɒŋkəz)
 
adj
slang chiefly (Brit) mad; crazy
 
[C20 (originally in the sense: slightly drunk, tipsy): of unknown origin]

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bonkers
"crazy," 1957, British slang, perhaps from earlier naval slang meaning "slightly drunk" (1948), from notion of a thump ("bonk") on the head.
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bonkers definition

[ˈbɔŋkɚz]
  1. mod.
    and crackers. insane; crazy. : I think I am going crackers.
  2. mod.
    slightly intoxicated. : She's too bonkers to drive.
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Example sentences
Trainers look for dogs that go bonkers over a favorite toy, such a tennis ball.
But they're bonkers when it comes to giving sanctuary.
The sleeper parched of his dreams, or purged of his nightmares, goes swiftly
  bonkers: without fantasy there is no reality.
They're not all that interested in that, except when it's time to film, and
  then they go bonkers.
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