The kooky poet was rarely taken seriously except by this group of followers and his believing wife, Catherine Boucher.
Logline: A recent divorcée, with a daughter in tow, must move in with her kooky and sexually adventurous parents.
Jefferson, meanwhile, battled his own litany of kooky accusations.
1959, American English, originally teenager or beatnik slang, possibly a shortening of cuckoo.
Using the newest show-business jargon, Tammy [Grimes] admits, "I look kooky," meaning cuckoo. ["Life" magazine, Jan. 5, 1959]Related: Kookily; kookiness.