barmy barmy

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) marked by spirited enjoyment
  2. (adj) informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Or it can be seen for what it is: a barmy injunction to even barmier tourists.
  2. Others are choosing to separate or divorce but live together until either the house sells or they go stark raving barmy and will sign anything.

News

  1. Trott, Barmy Army in Johnson's sights for Ashes

    Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson said on Tuesday he has batsman Jonathan Trott and England's travelling Barmy Army fans in his sights in the Ashes series starting Thursday. The last time England were in Australia in 2010-11, Trott and the England top order took Johnson apart on the field, while the Barmy Army tormented him from the stands at every opportunity.
    on November 19, 2013     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

  2. World's top underground tourist attractions

    Barmy about bunkers? Crazy about caves? These subterranean sights worldwide are for you.
    on November 18, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "It should be remembered the Barmy Army are `ticket paying', high yield tourists, and should be allowed to sit together within reason and should be given their trumpet back for subsequent tests," Tourism Australia chairman Tim Fischer said....
    on Nov 24, 2006 By: Tim Fischer Source: The Australian

  2. "We can use it as motivation," added Smith. "Most of our guys enjoy it and are interested in it. When the 'barmy army' travel to South Africa, there is one of the best cricket atmospheres in the world. Most of those guys usually have a good...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Graeme Smith Source: Sky News

  3. And Whelan added: "If some Arabian fellas or oil-rich sheikhs come in and pay £90million for a player, that is totally barmy. If Manchester City come in and offer that I think the game will suffer in the end."
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Dave Whelan Source: Football365.com

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