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whacky

[hwak-ee, wak-ee] /ˈʰwæk i, ˈwæk i/
adjective, whackier, whackiest.
1.
Slang. wacky.
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British Dictionary definitions for whacky

whacky

/ˈwækɪ/
adjective whackier, whackiest
1.
(US, slang) a variant spelling of wacky
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Slang definitions & phrases for whacky

wacky

adjective

(also wacked-out or wacko or whacked or whacked-out) Crazy; eccentric; nutty: You think I'm going wacky?/ annually collects whacky accidents/ the most wacked-out cop game anybody had ever seen any cops play/ the wacked-out hustler who talks Winkler into running a call-girl service out of the morgue/ She tried to convert me to her religion! She was whacked

[1935+; fr British dialect whacky, ''fool,'' attested fr the early 1900s; whacky, ''a person who fools around,'' is attested in British tailors' talk fr the late 1800s; perhaps fr being whacked over the head too often; perhaps influenced by whack off ''masturbate,'' and semantically akin to jerk]


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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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