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Noun: basket case
  1. A person who is regarded as eccentric or mad
    - nutter [Brit], wacko, whacko, wackjob [N. Amer], nutcake [US], wackadoodle [N. Amer], mentalist [Brit], nutbar [N. Amer], whackjob [N. Amer], nutjob

Derived forms: basket cases

Type of: dag [Austral, NZ], eccentric, eccentric person, flake [N. Amer], geek, oddball

Encyclopedia: Basket case