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Crazy person - thesaurus

Synonyms

nutjob

noun

Americaninformal an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy

madman

noun

an insulting word for a man who you think is behaving in a crazy way

lunatic

noun

someone who behaves in an extreme or dangerous way

madwoman

noun

an insulting word for a woman who you think is behaving in a crazy way

oddity

noun

someone or something that seems strange or unusual

eccentric

noun

someone who behaves in an eccentric way

weirdo

noun

informal someone who behaves in a way that seems strange

oddball

noun

informal someone whose behaviour is strange or unusual

headcase

noun

informal an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy

screwball

noun

informal someone who behaves in a way that seems strange or slightly crazy. This word is sometimes used as an insult.

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crank

noun

Britishinformal someone with ideas or behaviour that you think are very strange

crazy

noun

mainly Americanoffensive someone who is mentally ill

egomaniac

noun

showing disapproval someone who behaves in an unreasonable or crazy way because they think that they and their ideas are extremely important

flake

noun

informal an insulting word for someone who you think is strange or unusual, or who forgets things easily

freak

noun

someone who looks strange or who behaves in a strange way

fruitcake

noun

informal an insulting word for someone who you think is strange or crazy

headbanger

noun

informal an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy

loon

noun

informal a loony

loony

noun

informal an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy or strange

maniac

noun

informal someone who is considered strange because they have an extremely strong enthusiasm for something

nut

noun

mainly spoken an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy

nutcase

noun

informal an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy

nutter

noun

informalBritish an insulting word for someone who you think is crazy

space cadet

noun

informal someone who behaves in a strange way or forgets things a lot

village idiot

noun

offensive someone who lives in a village and is considered stupid or crazy by the other people that live there

whacko

another spelling of wacko

BuzzWord

gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Open Dictionary

Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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