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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
wacky
adjective
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ And some records are more wacky than others.
▪ And white jocks at the time were more into wacky humor.
▪ I don't want to make the novel sound wacky, let alone conspiratorial.
▪ My guess is that you could dig up wacky facts about any animal, fruit or mineral you choose to look at.
▪ Would you rather put up with your condition than subject yourself to these wacky cures?
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Wacky

Wacke \Wack"e\, Wacky \Wack"y\, n. [G. wacke, MHG. wacke a large stone, OHG. waggo a pebble.] (Geol.) A soft, earthy, dark-colored rock or clay derived from the alteration of basalt.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
wacky

"crazy, eccentric," 1935, variant of whacky (n.) "fool," late 1800s British slang, probably ultimately from whack "a blow, stroke," from the notion of being whacked on the head one too many times.

Wiktionary
wacky

Etymology 1 a. Of a person or their behaviour, zany. Etymology 2

n. (alternative form of wacke English)

WordNet
wacky
  1. adj. pungent adjectives of disesteem; "gave me a cockamamie reason for not going"; "wore a goofy hat"; "a silly idea"; "some wacky plan for selling more books" [syn: cockamamie, cockamamy, goofy, sappy, silly, whacky, zany, unreasonable]

  2. informal or slang terms for mentally irregular; "it used to drive my husband balmy" [syn: balmy, barmy, bats, batty, bonkers, buggy, cracked, crackers, daft, dotty, fruity, haywire, kooky, kookie, loco, loony, loopy, nuts, nutty, round the bend, around the bend, whacky]

  3. [also: wackiest, wackier]

Wikipedia
Wacky

Wacky may refer to:

  • W. A. C. Bennett (1900-1979), Canadian politician nicknamed "Wacky"
  • Bogle (dancer) (1964-2005), Jamaican dancehall performer also known as "Mr. Wacky"
  • WAQY, a Springfield, Massachusetts FM radio station once known as "Wacky 102"
  • WAYE, a Birmingham, Alabama AM radio station formerly known as "Wacky 1220" (as WAQY)

Usage examples of "wacky".

Sometime soon I suspect the windfall will all have gone up in wacky tabacky smoke, and Mooner and Dougie will be living a lot less luxuriously.

Spends her days conning old ladies into her karmic vitamin schemes and then does vodka shooters and smokes wacky tobaccy all night in the back room.

He had shown this in his earlier work on something completely wacky that he called Great Shaver Mystery.

The funny thing about this, I thought, was that these unscrambled men had not yet caught on to the fact that the Scrambled Men were more than a wacky sect, that they were symbols of what the spectators must themselves do if they wished to travel beyond their own present carefree and happy but unprogressive state.

Told you a bunch of wacky tales about his picturesque family down in the land of cotton, seemed like the nicest guy in the world.

When I got too tired to worry about it anymore, I simply stared at the Wacky for Tobacky cigarette stand located right next to mine.

It was also wacky, it could not well have been wackier for the ring encircled the printed drawing of a bear!

But, wackiest of all, he invited the boys round regularly for musicales.

Wacky warmed up by chugalugging a half pint of bourbon, while I did deep knee bends and jumping jacks.

The Futurians were every bit as offbeat and wacky as any of their spiritual descendants, including the cyberpunks, and were given to communal living, spontaneous group renditions of light opera, and midnight fencing exhibitions on the lawn.

  The Futurians were every bit as offbeat and wacky as any of their spiritual descendants, including the cyberpunks, and were given to communal living, spontaneous group renditions of light opera, and midnight fencing exhibitions on the lawn.

The office was an oak fantasia filled with electric doodads purchased in the wacky electrical doodad shop at the mall.

And with that wacky dental appliance in and if I let Zeke touch up the hair, I'm invisible.

We were in Hamilton and Cleo's nest at the bottom of Lonsdale: matching pine furniture, wacky animal fridge magnets, and white wine.

It looks like one of these modern, wacky chaos-theory phenomena, a complexity thing, in which a whole lot of independent but connected entities (the world's computer users), making decisions on their own, according to a few simple rules of thumb, generate a large phenomenon (total domination of the market by one company) that cannot be made sense of through any kind of rational analysis.