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Meaning of “screwball” in the English Dictionary

"screwball" in British English

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screwballnoun [C]

uk   /ˈskruː.bɔːl/  us   /-bɑːl/

screwballadjective

uk   /ˈskruː.bɔːl/  us   /-bɑːl/ mainly US
(Definition of screwball from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"screwball" in American English

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screwballnoun [C]

 us   /ˈskruˌbɔl/ slang
a ​person who is ​strange and ​amusing
screwball
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈskru·bɔl/
screwball ​ideas
(Definition of screwball from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “screwball”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 怪僻而有趣的人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 怪僻而有趣的人…
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