cockamamie cockamamie  /ˌkɔ kə ˈmeɪ mi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) ludicrous, foolish

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  1. Monson: BYU’s jersey fiasco is just Bronco being Bronco

    Bronco Mendenhall needs a friend, a real friend. Not some grinning fool who will bob his head up and down at every crazy and cockamamie idea the BYU football coach comes up with. He needs somebody close to him, right next to him, who will tell him when he’s thinking idiotic thoughts, somebody who won’t hold back, somebody with the strength to save Bronco from himself. Too often, he needs that ...
    on August 10, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Monson: Bronco Mendenhall’s inner idiot emerges, again

    Bronco Mendenhall needs a friend, a real friend. Not some grinning fool who will bob his head up and down at every crazy and cockamamie idea the BYU football coach comes up with. He needs somebody close to him, right next to him, who will tell him when he’s thinking idiotic thoughts, somebody who won’t hold back, somebody with the strength to save Bronco from himself. Too often, he needs that ...
    on August 10, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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  1. McCain said Biden is qualified "in many respects," but added that "he's been wrong on many foreign policy and national security issues, which is supposed to be his strength" and that he had "this cockamamie idea about dividing Iraq...
    on Oct 16, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Santa Rosa Press Democrat

  2. "Those instincts are just sometimes stronger than rationale," Jackson said. "It's just a cockamamie rule. It's a rule has some sense in it, but doesn't stand up all the time. It just doesn't."
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Phil Jackson Source: USA Today

  3. "If I'd wasted my time creating characters," Vonnegut wrote, "I would never have gotten around to calling attention to things that really matter: Irresistible forces in nature ...... cockamamie ideals, and governments (that) make heroes and...
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: Kurt Vonnegut Source: PopMatters

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