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  • n  someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group

  • THE SECRET AFFAIRS OF MILDRED WILD by PAUL ZINDELThe role of the kook in American drama is rather like that of the circus freak.
  • It resembles one of those mystical organization charts that some kook would meticulously work out, including the cycle of seasons, evolution, day into night, birth into death and .
  • She calls herself a "fragrance floozy," but she's no eccentric kook.
News & Articles

  • Clark named Lake Placid village clerk
    LAKE PLACID - The village board hired Ellen M. Clark as clerk Monday. Clark fills a spot that has been vacant since March, when Kathryn "Kook" McKillip was put on administrative leave.
    June 11, 2013 - Adirondack Daily Enterprise
  • Not Your Average Pizza Joint: This Roman Resto Oozes Style
    A new pizzeria by Noses Architects elevates the art of pie making. New York has more than 1,600 pizzerias and none of them look like this. Kook, a new pizzeria and osteria in Rome, balances a minimalist aesthetic and architectural aspirations with old-world charm. The restaurant, designed by Rome-based Noses Architects , is a sophisticated space with white gallery boxes and tidily exposed duct ...
    June 8, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine

  • Troy Newman in Chicago Tribune
    Good God, do not close this abortion clinic for this reason,Operation Rescue President Troy Newman told The New York Times several days before Tuesday's announcement. "Every kook in the world will get some notion."
  • Jim Bunning in Politico
    What's that kook doing out there, I understand that,Bunning said, recalling the reaction to his initial stand.
  • Steve Doocy in Media Matters for America
    Doocy added, "What a great question: 'Is she a kook?' [Fox & Friends, 1/13/10]"

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