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Crazy or silly

crazy

adjective

not at all sensible or practical

silly

adjective

used for saying you think something or someone is not sensible or does not deserve any respect

ridiculous

adjective

silly or unreasonable and deserving to be laughed at

mad

adjective

very silly or stupid

insane

adjective

very stupid or crazy, especially in a way that is likely to cause serious problems, harm, or injury

ludicrous

adjective

extremely silly

childish

adjective

behaving in a silly and annoying way, like a small child

laughable

adjective

very silly, or unreasonable

not in your right mind/not right in the head

crazy

over-the-top

adjective

someone or something that is over-the-top is so extreme that they seem unreasonable or silly. You can also say that they are OTT

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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