crazy

crazy
cra|zy1 W3S3 [ˈkreızi] adj comparative crazier superlative craziest
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1¦(strange)¦
2 crazy about somebody/something
3¦(angry)¦
4 like crazy
5 go crazy
6¦(mentally ill)¦
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1.) ¦(STRANGE)¦
very strange or not sensible
= ↑mad
The neighbours must think we're crazy.
It's an absolutely crazy idea .
I know this idea sounds crazy , but it may be worth a try.
crazy to do sth
It'd be crazy to go out in this rain.
I must have been crazy to agree to this.
He often works 12 hours a day - it's crazy .
2.) crazy about sb/sth
liking someone very much, or very interested in something
He's crazy about her.
Dan's crazy about football.
3.) ¦(ANGRY)¦
angry or annoyed
Turn that music down. It's driving me crazy (=really annoying me) !
Dad will go crazy when he hears about this.
4.) like crazy
very much or very quickly
We're going to have to work like crazy to get this finished on time.
5.) go crazy
to do something too much, in a way that is not usual or sensible, especially because you are excited
Don't go crazy and spend it all at once.
6.) ¦(MENTALLY ILL)¦
mentally ill
= ↑mad
I feel so alone, sometimes I wonder if I'm going crazy .
>crazily adv
>craziness n [U]
crazy 2
crazy2 plural crazies
n informal especially AmE
someone who is crazy

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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