Pronunciation: (krā'zē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -zi•er, -zi•est, -zies.
- mentally deranged; demented; insane.
- senseless; impractical; totally unsound: a crazy scheme.
- intensely enthusiastic; passionately excited: crazy about baseball.
- very enamored or infatuated (usually fol. by about): He was crazy about her.
- intensely anxious or eager; impatient: I'm crazy to try those new skis.
- unusual; bizarre; singular: She always wears a crazy hat..
- wonderful; excellent; perfect: That's crazy, man, crazy.
- likely to break or fall to pieces.
- weak, infirm, or sickly.
- having an unusual, unexpected, or random quality, behavior, result, pattern, etc.: a crazy reel that spins in either direction.
- We shopped like crazy and bought all our Christmas gifts in one afternoon.
- Slang.with great enthusiasm or energy; to an extreme:We shopped like crazy and bought all our Christmas gifts in one afternoon.
- with great speed or recklessness:He drives like crazy once he's out on the highway.
- an unpredictable, nonconforming person; oddball: a house full of crazies who wear weird clothes and come in at all hours.
- a sense of extreme unease, nervousness, or panic; extreme jitters: The crew was starting to get the crazies from being cooped up belowdecks for so long.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.