loony loony  /ˈlu ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone deranged and possibly dangerous
  2. (adj) informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

Usage(s):

  1. But there is something alienating about it, maybe because it fails to fulfill its possibly loony intellectual aspirations.
  2. There is Obama's loony pastor, his friendship with a former radical, his dealings with a convicted financial sleaze.
  3. Served up tons of rhetorical fodder for the loony right to pound him for days.

News

  1. Expensive Cars May Save You Money

    Cars are about to get more expensive. And it's going to save you money. Yes, it sounds loony, but I believe it, because Consumer Reports says so.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. New CAFE Standards To Raise New Car Prices Significantly But Will Save You In The Long Run

    Cars are about to get more expensive. And it's going to save you money. Yes, it sounds loony, but I believe it, because Consumer Reports says so. This is not a group of people prone to hyperbole, and frankly, that gives them credibility. Take their product ratings.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Auto Spies

  3. Google’s Balloon-based Internet Dream: Loon or Loony?

    Google has always had a thing for balloon-based Internet, blimps and connecting the unconnected. Five years after it first started talking about it, Google is finally launching a seemingly loony project called Project Loon in New Zealand. Will balloon-based Internet finally fly?
    on June 15, 2013     Source: GigaOM

Quotes

  1. Victoria, who is married to soccer star David Beckham, said: "I put really thick foot lotion on with socks before I go to sleep. I also use thick hand cream with gloves at the same time. David thinks I'm loony because I get into bed with gloves and...
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Victoria Beckham Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "It felt bizarre. It was entertaining as hell and wildly exciting and that's probably what it's going to be for a little while -- a few more like this and they are going to put us in the loony bin," Blue Jackets head coach Ken Hitchcock said.
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Ken Hitchcock Source: WJACtv.com

  3. "Putting whatever my views might be to one side, I am nevertheless interested in your apparent opinion that anyone who remains to be convinced that anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions are the cause of climate change is a scientific loony," Mr...
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: Nick Minchin Source: NEWS.com.au

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