adjective, screwier, screwiest. Slang.
crazy; nutty: I think you're screwy, refusing an invitation to the governor's dinner.
disconcertingly strange: There's something screwy about his story.
absurdly peculiar or impractical; ridiculous: screwy ideas.

1810–20; screw + -y1 Unabridged
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screwy (ˈskruːɪ)
adj , screwier, screwiest
informal odd, crazy, or eccentric

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screwy definition

  1. mod.
    crazy. : I've never heard such a screwy idea.
  2. mod.
    alcohol intoxicated. : I've never seen anybody so screwy.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
Nor is it because the track pad sometimes goes screwy and the keys lack the
  normal pressed-key response that allows smooth typing.
Welcome to the divisional playoffs, where screwy happens.
There's definitely something screwy about the asymmetry that doesn't
  immediately suggest an accounting.
Either they have a screwy process or they were playing games with you.
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