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loony

adjective uk   /ˈluː.ni/ informal us  
silly or stupid: He had lots of loony ideas about education.

loony

noun [C] uk   /ˈluː.ni/ informal us  
a person who is crazy, silly, or strange: He considered that most of the people he had to deal with were loonies of one sort or another.
Translations of “loony”
in Chinese (Traditional) 傻的,愚蠢的…
in Russian псих…
in Turkish deli/kaçık/(argo) fıttırmış/kafayı yemiş kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 傻的,愚蠢的…
in Polish czubek, wariat/ka…
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