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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crazy  \Cra"zy\  (kr[=a]"z[y^]),  a.  [From  {Craze}.] 
  1.  Characterized  by  weakness  or  feebleness;  decrepit;  broken; 
  falling  to  decay;  shaky;  unsafe. 
 
  Piles  of  mean  andcrazy  houses.  --Macaulay. 
 
  One  of  great  riches,  but  a  crazy  constitution. 
  --Addison. 
 
  They  .  .  .  got  a  crazy  boat  to  carry  them  to  the 
  island.  --Jeffrey. 
 
  2.  Broken,  weakened,  or  dissordered  in  intellect;  shattered; 
  demented;  deranged. 
 
  Over  moist  and  crazy  brains.  --Hudibras. 
 
  3.  Inordinately  desirous;  foolishly  eager.  [Colloq.] 
 
  The  girls  were  crazy  to  be  introduced  to  him  --R. 
  B.  Kimball. 
 
  {Crazy  bone},  the  bony  projection  at  the  end  of  the  elbow 
  (olecranon),  behind  which  passes  the  ulnar  nerve;  --  so 
  called  on  account  of  the  curiously  painful  tingling  felt, 
  when  in  a  particular  position,  it  receives  a  blow;  -- 
  called  also  {funny  bone}. 
 
  {Crazy  quilt},  a  bedquilt  made  of  pieces  of  silk  or  other 
  material  of  various  sizes,  shapes,  and  colors,  fancifully 
  stitched  together  without  definite  plan  or  arrangement. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crazy 
  adj  1:  affected  with  madness  or  insanity;  "a  man  who  had  gone  mad" 
  [syn:  {brainsick},  {demented},  {distracted},  {disturbed}, 
  {mad},  {sick},  {unbalanced},  {unhinged}] 
  2:  (informal)  foolish;  totally  unsound;  "an  impractical 
  solution";  "a  crazy  scheme";  "half-baked  ideas";  "a 
  screwball  proposal  without  a  prayer  of  working"  [syn:  {half-baked}, 
  {screwball},  {softheaded}] 
  3:  marked  by  foolish  or  unreasoning  fondness;  "she  was  crazy 
  about  him";  "gaga  over  the  rock  group's  new  album";  "he 
  was  infatuated  with  her"  [syn:  {dotty},  {gaga},  {enamored}, 
  {infatuated},  {in  love},  {smitten},  {soft  on(p)},  {taken 
  with(p)}] 
  4:  (informal)  possessed  by  inordinate  excitement;  "the  crowd 
  went  crazy";  "was  crazy  to  try  his  new  bicycle" 
  5:  bizarre  or  fantastic;  "had  a  crazy  dream";  "wore  a  crazy 
  hat" 
  6:  (informal)  intensely  enthusiastic  about  or  preoccupied  with 
  "crazy  about  cars  and  racing" 
  n  :  someone  deranged  and  possibly  dangerous  [syn:  {loony},  {looney}, 
  {weirdo}] 




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