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Definitions of wackier

wackier

Definitions

comparative adjective

  1. See wacky

wacky  (ˈwækɪ

Definitions

adjective

Word forms:   wackier,  wackiest
  1. (slang) eccentric, erratic, or unpredictable

Derived Forms

ˈwackily  adverb
ˈwackiness  noun

Word Origin

C19 (in dialect sense: a fool, an eccentric): from whack (hence, a whacky, a person who behaves as if he had been whacked on the head)

Synonyms

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= unusual, odd, wild, strange, out there (slang), crazy, silly, weird, way-out (informal), eccentric, unpredictable, daft (informal), irrational, erratic, Bohemian, unconventional, far-out (slang), loony (slang), kinky (informal), off-the-wall (slang), unorthodox, nutty (slang), oddball, zany, goofy (informal), offbeat (informal), freaky (slang), outré, gonzo (slang), screwy (informal), wacko or whacko (informal), off the air (Australian) (slang)

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